Articles tagged francis lawrence

The Arrow Must Fall: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2’

Mockingjay Part 2 is an excellent finalé to the popular film series, but due to its nature as a second (or fourth) part, it can't stand on its own.

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‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2’: Jennifer Lawrence Is the Best Female Action Legend

Katniss is her own savior. She's also a hero for a demographic that sorely needs one.

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I Am Legend: Ultimate Collector’s Edition

This is as special as “special edition” gets, but it’s a set for a movie not worthy of the adoration.

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I Am Obama: The American Imagination and the New Black Hero

If Americans are willing to believe that the former Fresh Prince of West Philly can save the world all by himself, then there is a possibility that a black man may be the next president of the United States.

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17 Dec 2007 // 5:35 AM

He may no longer be fresh, but Will Smith remains a prince

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.—Back in the early 1990s, just as Will Smith was making the transition from rapper to television star with “The Fresh Prince

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14 Dec 2007 // 3:00 AM

I Am Legend

The clash with Alpha Male upturns the film's preceding focus on a Neville-only present.

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18 Feb 2005 // 1:00 AM

Constantine (2005)

Doubting his mission and his faith even as he's consumed by them, Constantine is an achingly topical comic book/movie hero.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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