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‘Thor: Ragnarok’ is a boring bait-and-switch, I am getting really tired of Marvel’s shit

4/10 Guys, go see Blade Runner 2049. This hurts me! We’ve had something bold and original and spectacular in theaters for a month now and it’s made just $82.9 million in the U.S. It’s exactly the kind of movie that … Continue reading

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‘Wonder Woman:’ the Good, the Bad and the Contextual

7/10 Wonder Woman is an uneven experience. At its worst, it’s frustrating and cliched and laugh-out-loud ridiculous, but at its best it’s majestic. In ancient times, after Ares awakened mankind’s warlike tendencies, Zeus created the amazons to appease them. The … Continue reading

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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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Why not just remake Moby Dick?

In the Heart of the Sea tells the story of the Essex, a whaling ship that was sunk in 1820, leaving eight survivors. And hey! Did you know? The story partially inspired Moby Dick! The movie follows Owen Chase (Chris Hemsworth), first … Continue reading

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Ant-Man staring at lowest Marvel opening in four years

Remember how amped everyone was in 2008 for Iron Man?  There’s been a lot of noise in the past few months, strengthened by Age of Ultron’s performing less than The Avengers on the same weekend and Comic Con, about superhero fatigue finally setting in over the next … Continue reading

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