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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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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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The Möbius strip: Krampus surprises, awards start rolling in

As with last week, part two of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay took the crown with an unimpressive total — $18.9 million — but the real story is the surprising runner up, Krampus. The weekend’s only wide release was expected to settle for the no. 4 … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: The Martian takes another crown as another weekend flops

The Martian won the weekend again as all three new releases laid eggs. The weekend’s total, $70.1 million, is the year’s lowest, though this is predictable for a Halloween weekend- Box Office Mojo Bradley Cooper and Sandra Bullock vehicles Burnt and Our Brand is … Continue reading

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The Möbius strip: All new releases bomb, Batman vs. Superman getting expensive, Star Wars apparently just for boys

Four new wide releases bombed this weekend, putting The Martian back on top for the third time in four weeks. Two of them, Rock the Kasbah and Jem and the Holograms, rank among the worst opening weekends of all time- Box Office Mojo Presumed no. … Continue reading

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