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40 years of ‘Star Wars’

Forty years ago today, 20th Century Fox dropped Star Wars off into the 32 theaters they could convince to screen it. It was a Wednesday. The studio was worried the movie would be swallowed by other summer releases, so they … Continue reading

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The most important films of 2016

Annual top 10 lists are boring and dumb and arbitrary and full of movies nobody’s ever heard of. A big goal of this site is to try and extrapolate the future of movies, so, instead of talking about the year’s … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 1959’s Ben-Hur

Ben-Hur holds a unique place in cinematic history for a wide variety of reasons. It’s a movie you’ve definitely heard of, but it’s only on the fringe of what I’d call an enduring classic. It’s highly emblematic of the time it was … Continue reading

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The Möbius Strip: Jungle Book easily repeats, Dredd 2!!!

Leopold Knopp Facing weak competition, Jungle Book easily repeated last weekend with $61.5 million. Main challenger The Huntsman: Winter’s War didn’t even top $20 million- Box Office Mojo The success of Disney’s Jungle Book — Jon Favreau’s eighth feature film — and its announced sequel puts even more … Continue reading

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If Oscar nominated films were presidential candidates

Ex Machina — The Ted Cruz campaign IMDB * Rotten Tomatoes * our review Nominated for Best Original Screenplay (Alex Garland) and Best Visual Effects Were not made in America. Aren’t entirely sure women aren’t sadistic, artificially intelligent sex toys waiting … Continue reading

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