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’60s adaptation aggressively, overwhelmingly funny

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. is the perfect date movie, in that I want to take this movie out on a date. The beautiful and charming movie, based on the 1960s television series, thrusts Napoleon Solo (Henry Cavill), a master thief blackmailed … Continue reading

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New stripping movie all talk, no strip

In the title Magic Mike XXL, the XXL is supposed to mean extra extra large, implicitly referring to the lead character’s penis. However, at an astounding 130 minutes, about 10 of which is stripping and about a million of which is lame, stiff … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 1984’s Terminator

The 1980s were a bit of a hey day for action stars. Over the course of the ’90s, blockbuster appeal transitioned to Independence Day-type mass disaster movies, and when action movies came back to the top of the mountain over the course … Continue reading

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