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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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Decent ‘Overlord’ fails commercially

5/10 Overlord is a quiet little action/horror movie about Nazi zombies that passed through theaters without much notice, failing spectacularly to stronger intellectual properties like Dr. Seuss and Harry Potter. Overlord follows Private Ed Boyce (Jovan Adepo) and demolitions expert … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: Jungle Book easily repeats, Dredd 2!!!

Leopold Knopp Facing weak competition, Jungle Book easily repeated last weekend with $61.5 million. Main challenger The Huntsman: Winter’s War didn’t even top $20 million- Box Office Mojo The success of Disney’s Jungle Book — Jon Favreau’s eighth feature film — and its announced sequel puts even more … Continue reading

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YOU GUYS! CLOVERFIELD 2!!!!

Well, not really. 10 Cloverfield Lane centers on Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), who is rescued from a one-car accident by Howard Stambler (John Goodman). However, instead of a hospital, Stambler takes Michelle to his underground bunker and holds her there, telling … Continue reading

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