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The most important films of 2018

Annual top 10 list are boring and dumb and stupid and dumb and boring and, and, and dumb. At Reel Entropy, we aspire to track movies over time, and as such, instead of bringing you personal picks for the best … Continue reading

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Now is not 1964

3/10 The original Mary Poppins was a technical marvel, one that reinvigorated a dying genre and would be held unto this day as the crowning triumph of Disney productions. It was sold and resold and resold again on the strength of how … 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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On ‘Christopher Robin,’ ‘Eighth Grade’ and parents making movies about children

2/10 Oh my shitting God, they killed Christopher Robin’s parents too. Disney’s Christopher Robin starts with the title character (Ewan McGregor, Orton O’Brien as a child) being sent to dreary, grey boarding school and necessarily abandoning his fuzzy friends that he … Continue reading

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