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‘Space Jam’ is a feature-length HBOmax advert, and was before WB made its move

6/10 Production for Space Jam: A New Legacy ran June to September 2019, pre-pandemic, so this movie that seems like a purpose-built advertisement for Warner Bros.’ post-pandemic business model never had the pandemic as the reasoning behind it. Was this … Continue reading

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‘Little Things’ great but eclipsed by classics

8/10 Warner Bros.’ moody new noir The Little Things is primarily being dismissed as too close to the 1995 classic Seven, and, yeah. That’s pretty much all there is to say. It’s a beat-for-beat remake of Seven with a significant … Continue reading

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‘Wonder Woman 1984’ is deranged and obscene

3/10 Wonder Woman 1984 is not a film, it is a composite abomination in the spirit of Victor Frankenstein’s blueprints, a shambling patchwork horror of not just its surface-level influences, but the insane business practices and technological shortcuts that brought … Continue reading

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‘Mank’ a decent Welles impression at the expense of a Fincher movie

7/10 Mank is a fine film and certainly more than you could expect from a typical Oscar-season offering, but something’s missing. March 1940, Victorville, California- Outcast Hollywood screenwriter Herman J. “Mank” Mankiewicz (Gary Oldman), confined to his bed with a … Continue reading

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