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‘Wonder Woman’ first glimpse into possible greatness of the DCEU
3 weeks ago

‘Wonder Woman’ first glimpse into possible greatness of the DCEU

“Wonder Woman,” the first female-led movie to be released during the current renaissance of superhero movies, produced higher success with critics than the previous installments of the DC Extended Universe …
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‘Dead Men’ tie up loose ends
3 weeks ago

‘Dead Men’ tie up loose ends

“Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales” is the fifth movie in the “Pirates of the Caribbean” series. Most of the characters from the previous movies return, with …
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New ‘Furious’ film proves to be worthy sequel
2 months ago

New ‘Furious’ film proves to be worthy sequel

In “The Fate of the Furious,” the eighth installment of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, director F. Gary Gray and writer Chris Morgan rehash themes that made previous …
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Lost in translation
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3 months ago

Lost in translation

“Ghost in the Shell,” directed by Rupert Sanders and written by Jamie Moss, William Wheeler and Ehren Kruger, turns a successful manga and film series into a somewhat bland …
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Live-action reboot stuns with visuals
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3 months ago

Live-action reboot stuns with visuals

“Beauty and the Beast,” Disney’s latest in a line of live-action reboots, broke box office records in its opening weekend with a combination of beautiful cinematography and a healthy …
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‘Arrival’ fails to deliver
7 months ago

‘Arrival’ fails to deliver

In his latest feature effort Director Denis Villeneuve helms “Arrival,” based on Ted Chiang’s science fiction short story “Story of Your Life.” “Arrival” is an effective adaptation and showcase …
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‘Moonlight’ rewrites masculinity
7 months ago

‘Moonlight’ rewrites masculinity

“Moonlight” premiered at Telluride Film Festival as an indie stand-out, but soon became the most well-received film of the year. Mild spoilers ahead.

The film is about Chiron’s …
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children…Burton success or fail?
9 months ago

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children…Burton success or fail?

Goth favorite and master of dark comedy and sporadic ideologies, Tim Burton announced in early 2012 that he would be directing the adaptation for the first of …
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Film enthralls with bizarre plot
12 months ago

Film enthralls with bizarre plot

“Swiss Army Man,” written and directed by Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert, shines shamelessly in the bizarre and awkward and delivers a truly unique take on how mankind should …
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“X-Men” disappoints with thin plot, poor visual effects
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1 year ago

“X-Men” disappoints with thin plot, poor visual effects

Newest film in franchise suffers from clichés despite efforts of young cast

“X-Men: Apocalypse” is a surprising step backwards from the series’ last installment.

Bryan Singer returns …
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