Tag Archives: #pulp fiction

You’ve probably already missed ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’

8/10 I remember an era in my youth, before Marvel, before Lord of the Rings, when you could go see a movie and have it just be a movie. Any given show was expected to provide its own, complete world … Continue reading

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‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ sloppy but fun

7/10 The Hitman’s Bodyguard isn’t much of a film, but it’s a riot of a movie. As vicious Belarusian dictator Vladislav Dukhovich (Gary Oldman) stands trial in the World Court for countless atrocities, prosecutors can’t get witnesses to the stand … Continue reading

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2016 Academy Awards fallout

#Oscarssowhite dominates the ceremony The Academy Awards are normally awful, but this year, they traded in the usual tedium for a three-hour apology for #oscarssowhite that managed to cast a pall over the entire ceremony. It’s easy to see why … Continue reading

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Hateful Eight the most distinctly Tarantino movie yet

The Hateful Eight is a double-edged sword. Everything to like about it is also something to dislike. The film is a bottle movie, with eight — nine, including the carriage driver — strangers snowed into a lonely coffee shop a few … Continue reading

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