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Applying Chaos Theory: ‘Justice League’ looks so, so bad

You do tend to start taking excellent special effects for granted these days until you see them done really, really badly. If you want to start appreciating technical achievements, you only need to watch the last Justice League trailer-

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‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ is the hardcore action movie you need

9/10 John Wick: Chapter 2 is awesome! Everybody go see it. After John Wick (Keanu Reeves) returned from retirement as an assassin in the previous film, Santino D’Antonio (Riccardo Scamarcio) calls in an old favor from him. Wick is given a … Continue reading

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Beta Decay: witnessing in Black and Chrome

  The cultural phenomenon just got even shinier and even more chrome. In the year and a half since Mad Max: Fury Road’s release, writer/director/series mastermind George Miller has been talking about black and white and score-only versions of the film that … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 1959’s Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur holds a unique place in cinematic history for a wide variety of reasons. It’s a movie you’ve definitely heard of, but it’s only on the fringe of what I’d call an enduring classic. It’s highly emblematic of the time it was … Continue reading

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Hardcore Henry more video game than movie, damn good video game

Most of the time when a movie is sold around a new or unestablished camera gimmick, the entire movie is formed around that gimmick. But Hardcore Henry is a little more, well, hardcore. The movie puts viewers in the perspective of Henry … Continue reading

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