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Reely understanding ‘John Wick’ and parallels with Roman mythology

One of my favorite things about John Wick: Chapter 2, and one of the most illustrative ways in which John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum represents a slight step down, is how well it sews mythology into its narrative. Chapter 2, and by extension the original John … Continue reading

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‘Parabellum’ step down for story, step up for franchise

8/10 John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is absolutely everything you’ve ever wanted out of an action movie. It is a pants-on-head insane celebration of stunts and choreography, an asylum of guns, knives, gothic noir landscapes, hounds of hell, classical literature, blood … Continue reading

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Deadpool disappoints in part deux

3/10 A few months ago, I heard Deadpool 2 still didn’t have an official title, and production had used the placeholder Untitled Deadpool Sequel. I thought it was hilarious. By not titling the movie, they were opening the door to … Continue reading

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The most important movies of 2017

Top 10 lists are stupid and dumb and boring to write and boring to read. At Reel Entropy, we know better, so we do better — instead of talking about the best movies of the year, we’re going to bring … Continue reading

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New wave of steadycam action continues with ‘Atomic Blonde’

8/10 Atomic Blonde is an intentionally confusing, icy cool synthpop-noir with some fun gender reversals that turns what was a unique action franchise into a growing movement in the genre. In November 1989, Berlin is aflame with civil unrest as … Continue reading

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