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Accountant movie made for dummies, tries to convince you autism is a superpower

We’ve already had one movie this year where Ben Affleck throws an autistic tantrum, and it was one too many. Now it’s two too many. The Accountant tells the story of the title character (Ben Affleck) and how awesome and amazing and … Continue reading

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Still not mad, just disappointed

Hope it’ll be good? Know it’ll be bad? Just interested to see the cinematic interpretations of the diverse cast of characters? Whatever you’re expecting from Suicide Squad, it doesn’t deliver. Suicide Squad takes place after the death of Superman in March’s Batman v Superman: … Continue reading

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On Darkseid and the actual value of Easter eggs in movies

There’s an idea that’s been developing for the past few years in comedy around reference humor or call-out humor. Comedians — or film or television — will, in place of a joke, simply call out a title and hope that’s … Continue reading

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Experimental Terrence Malick trilogy ends with a bang

“Oh, you think Affleck is playing ‘Sad Batman?‘ I’ll show you Sad Batman” — Christian Bale, probably. The past few years, film legend Terrence Malick has been turning out a semi-autobiographical trilogy of experimental films, starting with Tree of Life in 2011 and To the … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 2005’s Batman Begins

Batman Begins is 10 years old today. Take a moment and let that sink in. Batman Begins is simultaneously the extraneous sequel that was always going to get made and the crazy wet dream movie that should never have been produced. Before … Continue reading

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