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Narrative like shattered ‘Glass’ makes new M. Night film a tough watch

3/10 Almost 20 years ago, M. Night Shyamalan was forbidden from using the words “comic book” to describe his 2000 movie Unbreakable, about translating comic book tropes into a gritty real-world setting, fearing that the recent Batman movies would scare … Continue reading

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The most important films of 2018

Annual top 10 list are boring and dumb and stupid and dumb and boring and, and, and dumb. At Reel Entropy, we aspire to track movies over time, and as such, instead of bringing you personal picks for the best … 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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‘(Viet)Kong’ movie audacious, very poorly done

3/10 GOOOOOOOOOOOD MORNING, SKULL ISLAND! In 1973, just a day after saying goodnight to Saigon, top-ranking government official Bill Randa (John Goodman) gets the green light for an expedition to Skull Island, an uncharted land mass surrounded by a perpetual … Continue reading

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Tim, what are you doing?

The buzz about Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is that it falls apart in the second half, and that’s absolutely not true. It falls apart well before then. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is about Jake Portman (Asa Butterfield), a muggle … Continue reading

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