Tag Archives: JJ Abrams and his fucking mystery box

Fucking seriously?

  The Rise of Skywalker? What? I’m trying to imagine a more lame title. Titles have never been Star Wars’ strong suit – it’s 20 years later, and I still don’t know who the phantom menace was supposed to be, … Continue reading

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Re-examining the backlash against ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ one year later

Star Wars: The Last Jedi celebrated its first birthday last Saturday, though it feels like we’ve been living under its shadow for ages – time moves strangely in the era of American fascism. Criticism of the film exists at a … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: ‘Kingsman’ takes a quiet weekend in photo finish

Kingsman: The Golden Circle barely took its second box office crown in a tight race with It and newcomer American Made. The three films were separated top to bottom by less than $200,000, and none made more than $20 million … Continue reading

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