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Aronofsky fever dream aims to be ‘mother!’ of all biblical adaptations

8/10 Writer/director Darren Aronofsky has made a horror movie about inconsiderate house guests, and it is one of the most gripping, audacious things I have seen in my entire life. A woman, known in the script only as mother (Jennifer … Continue reading

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‘Alien: Covenant’ is everything wrong with filmmaking in 2017

5/10 Watching Alien: Covenant, it’s hard not to think about the death of cinema, as director/producer Ridley Scott recently described with a remarkable lack of self-awareness. Like the edema, back pain and noxious bad breath of advanced renal failure, the … Continue reading

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‘Prometheus:’ five years later, still shitty

Prometheus is probably the most famously bad movie in recent memory. Well, no, there are a lot of people who would pretty condescendingly disagree with that. Maybe it’s the most often defended bad movie in recent memory? The worst good movie … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: Still hooked on a feeling

As expected, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 continued its reign over Mother’s Day weekend with $65.2 million. It will be interesting to see how it fares against Alien: Covenant this weekend- Box Office Mojo The MCU’s first offering, Iron Man, was humor-heavy, but it was Guardians … Continue reading

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Risen proves evangelical movies are here to stay

Isn’t this the movie the Coen brothers pretended to make in Hail, Caesar! two weeks ago? Risen follows Clavius (Joseph Fiennes, the very spitting image of Michael Jackson), a Roman tribune, through the story of Jesus’ Resurrection. Clavius is charged by Pontius Pilate … Continue reading

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