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With Paul Walker gone and the series soaring to new action heights, the next installment will have its work cut out for it.
06 Apr 2015
Clint Eastwood's look at Chris Kyle's legacy as American's deadliest marksman claimed its first Awards Season victim: the other war story.
17 Feb 2015
Following massive hacking and numerous attack threats, Sony has decided not the release the political comedy The Interview. Here's why that is a bad idea.
18 Dec 2014
Was online "availability" and a anti-hard "R" stance the real reasons this third film in the action franchise failed?
18 Aug 2014
A lot of early reviews claim that "nothing happens" in the first hour of this film. Those opinions couldn't be more wrong.
14 May 2014
By jumping right into the whole Dark Knight/Clark Kent pairing, DC once again shows how clueless it is regarding the handling of their heroes.
08 Apr 2014
So instead of taking a stand, instead of separating it out from the various guilds and journalistic organizations to be its own entity, the Oscars have become much more like the competition, and nothing turns a specialty into a generality quicker than conforming.
04 Mar 2014
The situation with Quentin Tarantino and the script for his unproduced project The Hateful Eight shows just how precarious playing Messageboard Nation can be.
28 Jan 2014
Those who can't see 12 Years a Slave for what it is are destined to deny its import. If it needs to "exploit" a subject to get people to pay attention, so be it.
23 Oct 2013
In the past, when the studio has sent out its legal legions to stop what it saw as unwarranted use of their intellectual property, they were viewed as bullies. With Escape from Tomorrow, they could start to alter that perception.
16 Sep 2013
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Kon-Tiki, a joint Norwegian and Hollywood venture, is the filmic version of the Millais painting. It’s romantic and hokey and about as subtle as a Norman Rockwell or a movie like Kick-Ass, but it’s a beautiful movie nonetheless.
11 Sep 2013
One of the year’s worst films, Luhrmann’s trashy, overhyped, faux- Jazz Age spectacle is so shallow as to be creatively nonexistent.
23 Aug 2013
Why are so many picking on Superman for destroying a few hundred thousand people when his actions clearly save billions?
17 Jun 2013
Warners is trying to reinvent Superman for the 21st century (yes, again) and, this time, the stakes are even higher.
12 Jun 2013
A movie where potentially potent social commentary is sidetracked for the typical, tired horror genre cat and mouse.
07 Jun 2013
In the eighth installment of Michael Apted’s epochal documentary series, his aging participants (one of cinema’s greatest assemblage of living characters) provide not just a telescope into the past but also a kind of primer for how to live, even as the specter of mortality starts to cast its shadow.
23 Jan 2013
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