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‘Battle of the Sexes’ an unexpected delight

8/10 Battle of the Sexes is one of those wonderful biopics that concerns much more than the events it depicts. On the surface, the film chronicles the lives of Billie Jean King (Emma Stone), a tennis star in her prime, … Continue reading

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In defense of the ‘Despicable Me’ series

7/10 Despicable Me 3 isn’t a movie, it’s a commercial, but it serves the function of a movie quite well. The movie starts with Felonious Gru (Steve Carell) and his wife, Lucy Wilde (Kristen Wiig), losing their jobs at the … Continue reading

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On Heath Ledger, Jared Leto and revisionist history

Give him a chance! You can’t judge until you’ve seen the movie! He won an Oscar, for Pete’s sake! People were upset about Heath Ledger’s casting, too! I’ve been hearing things like this for more than a year now. This … Continue reading

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The Big Short too directly inspired

Hey, remember 2013’s The Wolf of Wall Street? Want to watch a shorter, lower-quality version? Well, have I got a movie for you! The Big Short, based on Michael Lewis’ 2010 non-fiction book The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine, is about the investors who predicted … Continue reading

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