War for the Planet of the Apes Evolves Into an Emotional Powerhouse

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ Evolves Into an Emotional Powerhouse

By J.R. Kinnard

Perhaps the greatest virtue of director Matt Reeves’ film is that it captures the madness of war without ever glamorizing the abhorrent carnage. 26 Jun 2017 // 9:00 AM

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Ouija Interview #1-4

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A theatre director told me once that you can judge the quality of a show by how long it takes before you look at your watch. I was watching the clock 12 minutes into the 90-minute premiere.

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The Moving Pixels Podcast Discusses 'Tales from the Borderlands Episode 2'

// Moving Pixels

"Our foray into the adventure-game-style version of the Borderlands continues.

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