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‘Creed II’ continues to modernize, improve franchise

8/10 Flawless and intense, Creed II is one of the better boxing movies I’ve seen. Three years after the events of Creed, Donnie Johnson-Creed has won his way to a fight for the heavyweight championship of the world. After earning … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Big movies hover around $10 million each as the film world holds its breath

Movies raked in a total of $77.4 million this weekend, the year’s second lowest total only to traditionally glacial Halloween weekend. It’ll probably bounce back next weekend. But for now, almost every major moneymaker simply hovered around a sad $10 … Continue reading

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Creed could have been excellent, isn’t

Hailed as the best movie of the year, Creed is exactly the kind of overlong, deliriously predictable feature that comes away with its accolades for all the wrong reasons. The movie follows Donnie Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), the illegitimate son of Apollo … 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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