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‘Far From Home’ puts Spider-Man front and center of MCU

7/10 Is Spider-Man: Far From Home good as an individual, stand-alone movie? Eh, who cares. After going toe-to-toe with Captain America, being shot into outer space and turned into dust by a weirdly hot wannabe-nihilist with a scrotum on his … Continue reading

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‘Shaft’ tries to go anti-millennial, goes anti-gay instead

2/10 Several years ago, there was a major social media hubbub over the idea of Donald Glover playing Spiderman. A counterargument that rose above the initial din was to equate that to casting Michael Cera as Shaft. Now it’s 2019. … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip- All ‘Captain Marvel’ all the time, ‘Us’ premiers at SXSW

Captain Marvel zoomed in to save the 2019 box office with a $153.4 million debut and $456.7 million worldwide. That ranks for the third highest March opening, the fifth highest international opening and the sixth highest worldwide opening on the … Continue reading

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‘Captain Marvel’ is everything that drives me up a wall about the MCU, I hate it so much

6/10 It is such a tremendously good thing that Captain Marvel is a movie that exists, but could the movie itself have been good? Is that really so much to ask? In 1996 on the Kree homeworld of Hala, Vers … Continue reading

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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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