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Captain America: Actually, Quite Civil

Captain America: Civil War isn’t officially an Avengers movie, but I already wish they’d kept Joss Whedon to direct it. In many ways, Civil War is The Avengers: Age of Ultron Part 2. In the direct aftermath of that movie and the disaster in Sokovia, the New … 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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The most important movies of 2015

Annual top 10 lists are stupid, lame and wrong. They’re easy to write, boring to read and represent everything wrong with modern film criticism. At this site, we aspire to track the progress of movies over time, so instead of … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The morning after

It was pretty much a given that Star Wars: The Force Awakens was going to take several box office records. This is just to round up the ones it took on opening weekend and give a little context for each one. Widest … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: Mockingjay disappoints, new releases disappoint further

Part two of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay won the weekend with maybe the first disappointing $100 million opening ever. The film was predicted for north of $120 million. Other new releases, The Night Before and Secret in Their Eyes, also underperformed with just $10.1 million and $6.6 million, respectively- … Continue reading

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