Tag Archives: #Oscar Isaac

Spoiler alert — ‘The Last Jedi’ isn’t very good

4/10 Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a colossal technical failure. It is a clear-cut case of “good story poorly told,” and that’s very painful because there are far more good ideas here than bad ones. Poor editing, which arises … Continue reading

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X-Men: Apocalypse a substandard addition to an otherwise improving franchise

Steven James @StevenLeeJames X-Men: Apocalypse isn’t a terrible film, but I wish it did not exist.  En Sabah Nur (Oscar Isaac), the world’s first mutant, was born in Egypt and worked his way to the status of living god. The movie … Continue reading

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The most important female characters of 2015

Something that escaped mention in the previous year-end post is that 2015 was also a fantastic year for women in film, filled with strong characters and stronger economic motivations to serve a female audience. Given that I completely forgot about it … Continue reading

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The most important movies of 2015

Annual top 10 lists are stupid, lame and wrong. They’re easy to write, boring to read and represent everything wrong with modern film criticism. At this site, we aspire to track the progress of movies over time, so instead of … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens!!! Oh man, this movie is going to be so great! There’s no way they could mess this up! The movie is set in motion when Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Finn (John Boyega) set off to escort … Continue reading

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