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Captain Marvel Review

For a long while, comic book movies were centered around men; male superheroes learning to use their powers, grizzled dudes dealing with the responsibilities of being a hero, etc. But in 2016 Wonder Woman struck a core that Hollywood was seemingly unaware of: Trying something new, with finesse, precision, and passion is more than enough […]

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Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 is the sequel to the incredibly successful 2016 hit Deadpool, directed by David Leitch (known for his work on John Wick and Atomic Blonde) and stars Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin and Julian Dennilson. The movie follows Deadpool and a crew of misfits, as they attempt to protect a kid from Cable, […]

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Detective Pikachu review

When the initial announcement for a Detective Pikachu movie adaptation came, I was initially skeptical; Japanese material brought over to Western productions and specifically adapted from Hollywood haven’t always delivered on the original’s quality or captured its spirit. However, as more of the cast got announced and more promotional material got released, I was given […]

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Glass

Heavy spoilers for Split and some light spoilers for Glass When Split released in 2016, a lot of fans and critics alike, hailed it as the comeback of M. Night Shyamalan, and in many ways it was; it was a well-made, well-written, well-acted, and well-shot psychological drama about dealing with abuse, as well as having […]

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Hobbs and Shaw movie review

I’ve had a weird relationship with the Fast and Furious franchise: I was a fan of the first three films, because at the time I was a ‘car nut’, but ever since the franchise took a more action-oriented approach and I started caring less about cars, angsty-teen me thought that the Fast and Furious movies […]

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Holmes and Watson

While watching Holmes& Watson, I was trying to come up with a suitable analogy to best describe this movie; what’s one thing that has such immense talent surrounding it, was very fun to produce and create, but turned out to be an impressive waste of everyone’s time and a steaming pile of dog turd? I […]

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IT: Chapter Two

Another 3 hour, long-anticipated, September release to discuss; this time it’s the 2nd and final chapter of the modern IT adaptation. When the first one released, it surprised fans with how creepy, faithful, and compelling the end result was, but can the 2nd chapter live up to its predecessor (spoiler alert: It can and it […]

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John Wick Chapter Three is a great movie, but it loses what made the franchise exceptional.

The original 2014 John Wick is one of the best action movies of the 2000s—if not ever. For me, that comes down to three core pillars: The neo-noir style, the mysterious and fascinating world of the movie as well as its simple and perfectly executed story, and it’s exhilarating ‘gun-fu’ action. With the success of […]

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Joker

Leading up to the release of Joker, you could not browse social media, talk to friends, watch TV, or simply exist around other people, without hearing a “hot” take about the new Joker movie; it was either the most controversial and evil release of modern cinema or the best movie ever that’s going to be […]

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Mute review

Mute is the latest movie from Moon, Source Code and Warcraft director Duncan Jones and is set in Berlin 2058, starring Alexander Skarsgard as a mute, Amish bartender who’s simple and peaceful life takes an unexpected turn when his girlfriend (portrayed by Seyneb Saleh) disappears overnight. This movie is a Netflix Original and also stars […]