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‘Charlie’s Angels’ poorly made, poorly sold

3/10 Charlie’s Angels was immediately an interesting idea, taking old sexploitation from the ‘70s and repurposing it as a movie about, by and for women. This is readily apparent in the marketing, which doesn’t seem to be aimed at moviegoers … Continue reading

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‘Booksmart’ a vapid non-film, do not waste your time on it

2/10 At long last, our suffering is over! There’s finally a Superbad for girls! Because the first one is such a fucking classic! In Booksmart, a pompous asshole called Molly (Beanie Feldstein) discovers that, after an entire high school career … Continue reading

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‘Spider-Verse’ a brilliant, beautiful collision of aesthetics, stories

8/10 Given Sony’s recent history of desperate moneygrubbing, both in general and with Spider-man in particular, I was more than happy to skip Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. The film’s premise makes it feel like a gimmick to kick-start the Spider-verse … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 2008’s Iron Man

Wow, the first Iron Man. It’s been a while. It’s been 10 years.

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‘Wonder Woman:’ the Good, the Bad and the Contextual

7/10 Wonder Woman is an uneven experience. At its worst, it’s frustrating and cliched and laugh-out-loud ridiculous, but at its best it’s majestic. In ancient times, after Ares awakened mankind’s warlike tendencies, Zeus created the amazons to appease them. The … Continue reading

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