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‘Brightburn’ soft on satire, complex take on family disfunction

6/10 Brightburn is a minimalist, almost frustratingly simple film. That’s what might be disappointing about it, and it’s also what might be great about it. In Brightburn County, Kansas, Tori and Kyle Breyer (Elizabeth Banks and David Denman) struggle to conceive a … Continue reading

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‘Power Rangers’ doesn’t cut it, go see it anyway

4/10 Calling it “Saban’s Power Rangers” doesn’t really do this film justice. For everything wrong with it, the title is what’s going to prevent most people from taking it seriously. It’s so overambitious and dramatic, I really think they should … Continue reading

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Applying Chaos Theory: Mope Mope Power Rangers!

I have as soft a spot as any ’90s kid for Power Rangers and I’ve been walking on air since I heard they were getting a Darker and Grittier reboot, but this first trailer is, well, tragic.

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New stripping movie all talk, no strip

In the title Magic Mike XXL, the XXL is supposed to mean extra extra large, implicitly referring to the lead character’s penis. However, at an astounding 130 minutes, about 10 of which is stripping and about a million of which is lame, stiff … Continue reading

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