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‘The Dark Knight’ 10 years later

It’s the Citizen Kane of superhero movies. That comparison gets thrown around a little more often than it should, but it’s completely appropriate in this case. Citizen Kane in 1941 was really the movie that alerted mass audiences to the … Continue reading

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Deadpool disappoints in part deux

3/10 A few months ago, I heard Deadpool 2 still didn’t have an official title, and production had used the placeholder Untitled Deadpool Sequel. I thought it was hilarious. By not titling the movie, they were opening the door to … Continue reading

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Strong performances, lazy production leave ‘Infinity War’ uneven

7/10 It’s upper-echelon for the MCU, but for half a billion dollars, does it have to be so ugly? In Avengers: Infinity War, Earth’s mightiest heroes are once again called to action to protect it from an unstoppable alien threat. … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 2008’s Iron Man

Wow, the first Iron Man. It’s been a while. It’s been 10 years.

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‘Ready Player One’ is pure blockbuster magic

9/10 Ready Player One is a blue-blooded blockbuster, a brass bonanza of nostalgia, special effects and action. In 2045, overpopulation has turned Earth’s major cities into desperate slums. Most of the population regularly escapes to the OASIS, a massive multiplayer … Continue reading

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