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Inconsequential sequels sweep through cinemas

In an era of long-awaited sequels, remakes and “soft reboots” that roll into theaters decades after their corresponding media, Disney’s and Sony’s Maleficent: Mistress of Evil and Zombieland: Double Tap were the least long-awaited, releasing five and 10 years after … Continue reading

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Realism sucks

2/10 They don’t hit that initial “nants ingonyama” hard enough. They don’t hit anything hard enough. In National Geographic’s The Lion King, Mufasa and Sarabi (James Earl Jones and Alfre Woodard), King and Queen of Pride Rock, give birth to … Continue reading

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‘Aladdin’ is one of the worst movies I have ever seen

2/10 As Disney plumbs ever deeper into its vault of classic- and renaissance-era features to remake live — or, “live” — it will inevitably begin to withdraw properties that will take more effort to translate into live-action or that make … Continue reading

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Once again, Disney loses tens of millions to bring you a terrible film

3/10 In 2010, Alice went back into Wonderland to discover an ungodly amount of money, the kind of money that, at the time, could put a movie into the upper stratosphere of all-time projects. Disney would send her back in … Continue reading

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Entropy on Labor Day — Davids rule the summer, Goliaths crash and burn

Labor Day weekend 2016 was bad. If you discount last summer’s holiday weekend that saw War Room take the weekend crown, you have to go all the way back to 2005 to find a Labor Day weekend that did worse than this … Continue reading

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