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On whitewashing and the death of movie stars

The Great Wall came out in American theaters last weekend, beating industry expectations with a $21.7 million take. It’s a good result of a movie that was primarily met with claims of whitewashing and racism for starring Cambridge-born Matt Damon … Continue reading

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A word about commodifying homosexuality

Representation of minorities and women have always been important, and they’ve become increasingly important to the public over the past few years. For political reasons both flimsy and painfully real — the Black Lives Matter movement and all the death … Continue reading

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Steve Jobs a stunning, electrifying portrait of… someone

This is the second Steve Jobs biopic in three years, but it will definitely be the last one. No one in their right mind would try to follow this movie. Steve Jobs tells the incredible true sto- I’m sorry, I can’t … Continue reading

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The Martian a fantastic third entry for new space horror/survival genre

At no point in The Martian does the guy discover water on Mars. Isn’t this supposed to be scientifically accurate? Based on the hit 2011 novel, the film tells the story of NASA botanist Mark Watney (Matt Damon), who is left for … Continue reading

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Black Mass’ fiction less interesting than reality

Black Mass is one of those frustrating biopic movies that makes a big deal out of how it’s based on a true story but doesn’t really tell the true story on which it is based. It doesn’t tell a story at … Continue reading

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