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Revisiting ‘Contagion’ in the age of coronavirus

As the COVID-19 pandemic quietly spreads through the U.S. and the country very loudly grinds to a halt, movie theaters are one of many businesses that are shutting their doors. Amid news of delayed releases and entire theater chains closing, … Continue reading

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‘Ford v Ferrari’ less the true story, more the story you want to be true

7/10 There’s a clear intent behind Ford v Ferrari that’s successfully born out. The intent to evoke the type of movie you’d find channel surfing on a Sunday afternoon, its 152-minute runtime expanded to fill a three or four hour … Continue reading

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‘Downsizing’ can’t find the intrigue in its own story

4/10 Downsizing has some big ideas, but it can’t convert its passive protagonist into a more interesting movie. In an attempt to save the human race from extinction while reducing the catastrophic effect we have on the planet, scientist Jørgen … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: ‘Happy Death Day’ unseats ‘Blade Runner’ too soon, Weinstein fallout continues

Cheap horror film Happy Death Day took the weekend crown with just over $26 million. Blade Runner 2049 was relegated to second place with just $15.5 million- Box Office Mojo In a move normally reserved for major blockbusters, when Happy … Continue reading

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‘Great Wall’ like any other blockbuster

3/10 Advertising for The Great Wall centered on one question — “What were they trying to keep out?” The Mongols. They were trying to keep out the Mongols. In the 11th century, European mercenary William Garin (Matt Damon) has crossed … Continue reading

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