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‘Superfly’ is sort of fly at times, but mostly forgettable

3/10 I was really looking forward to Superfly, and my excitement was vindicated from the first shot to, I don’t know, maybe the end of the second scene. Those two are slathered in style that, for some reason, the rest … Continue reading

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Remaking ‘The Raid’ is a stupid, self-defeating idea and it’s never going to work

The American remake of 2011 cult classic Indonesian martial arts film The Raid: Redemption seems to finally be getting underway. All the paperwork was done way back in November 2011 — the movie didn’t even release in the U.S. until … Continue reading

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Rogue Nation as good as any Mission: Impossible — not great by 2015 standards

Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation delivers the goods, I guess. I mean, if that’s what you call “the goods.” The movie follows Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise, who also produces), after he is disavowed FOR THE THIRD TIME by the U.S. government, … Continue reading

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