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Careening off the international tightrope of ‘Mulan’

2/10 $30. This ugly, fascy movie costs $30. China has been on track for several decades to become the dominant economy in the world. This has affected the film industry like any other, as China’s burgeoning theatrical distribution system has … Continue reading

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40-minute tantrum takes 90 minutes in ‘Unhinged’

3/10 And we’re back. In New Orleans, where only two bridges service the mighty river that bisects the metro area, Rachel Hunter (Caren Pistorius) honks her horn at a grey Super Duty stopped in front of a green light. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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‘Onward’ made me very uncomfortable

5/10 Every movie, to one degree or another, mirrors the world it releases into – that’s the whole concept behind this blog. Some, like Ad Astra, are such clear and urgent cries about the anxieties of their time the subtext … Continue reading

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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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Pete’s Dragon a great fantasy for children and adults

Steven James @StevenLeeJames This decade, Mickey Mouse has taken some of his most beloved properties, starting with 2010’s Alice in Wonderland, and forced them onto the streets so he can get his money. The Mouse has done this with both … Continue reading

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