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Review: ‘Life’ 2017 (Alien plus Gravity equals Meh)

Remember how you felt at the end of that 2001 Tim Burton remake of Planet of the Apes starring Mark Wahlberg? Onboard the International Space Station, a crew of six astronauts (Hiroyuki Sanada, Ryan Reynolds, Rebecca Ferguson, Jake Gyllenhaal, Olga … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Beauty and the Beast’ 2017 (less beast, more explanation)

While interesting to see many plot holes filled in, a few choices contribute far too little: the pitfalls of remaking a classic. In a poor provincial French hamlet — a quiet village, some say — Belle (Emma Watson) and her … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Logan’ (Days of Future Present)

One of the best superhero films to date (that isn’t actually a superhero film). Once called “The Wolverine,” Logan (Hugh Jackman) isn’t doing so well. The bullet holes that once healed instantly take effort, thugs he used to wallop without … Continue reading

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Review: ‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ (now you’ve gone and done it)

Baba Yaga returns… and the only ones happy about it are sitting in the audience. When last we left John Wick (Keanu Reeves), he came out of retirement to right a wrong… taking it up to the Gates of Hell … Continue reading

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Review: ‘John Wick’ (A Man of Focus)

Following his wife’s funeral and condolences from people no longer in his life, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) wants to grieve alone, but his future looks questionable. Hope arrives in the form of a delivered puppy, a thoughtful gift from his … Continue reading

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Review: ‘The Lego Batman Movie’ (Pew Pew Pew)

You deserve this today. Today, you deserve this. Somewhere in LEGOLAND, Gotham City is under attack by a consortium of villains led by the Clown Prince of Crime, The Joker (Zach Galifianakis)… but Batman (Will Arnet) isn’t exactly committal over … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Get Out’ (it’s not your imagination)

Just because you’re paranoid doesn’t mean they’re not out to get you. Smitten with his girlfriend Rose (Allison Williams), Chris (Daniel Kaluuya) agrees to take off with her for the weekend to meet her parents. He has his reservations; Rose … Continue reading

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