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‘Angel’ falls forward onto weekend crown, Disney looms over Sony

Lionsgate’s Angel has Fallen rose high above industry expectations with an opening of $21.4 million, nearly matching its 2016 predecessor London has Fallen. It’s the series’ worst opening, but the first entry to spend time at no. 1. Other new … Continue reading

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On Netflix, ‘Roma’ and Auteur Theory

Ever since Netflix began to produce and procure original content in 2012, it has struggled to legitimize itself in the eyes of mainstream trendsetters. This has been no real trouble for the company whatsoever – Twitter and other social media … Continue reading

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‘First Reformed’ a technical masterpiece

9/10 First Reformed is turning heads and starting conversations, and that’s what’ll get you in the door. What’ll keep you on the edge of your seat is a textbook work of art, a film in which every frame is completely … Continue reading

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‘Free Fire’ a major disappointment

4/10 After a blockbuster-a-week March, April has mostly been quiet, with studios giving a week’s deference to The Fate of the Furious and two weeks to Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, sure to be two of the biggest movies … Continue reading

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The Open Bar Review – Silence

In which Paul and I analyze Andrew Garfield’s character and the ethical implications of Silence.

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