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Review of “Headshot”

* * C This Indonesian film (much of it in Indonesian, with English subtitles) is an incredibly violent and gory crime drama. It begins with a ruthless crime lord, Lee (Sunny Pang), escaping from prison. The story switches to the … Continue reading

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Review of “Ghost in the Shell (mild spoilers)”

* * C I didn’t get a chance to see this film in the theater, partly because it was gone so quickly from them, which is never a good sign. This weekend, I had the chance to watch it on … Continue reading

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Review of “Great Wall”

* * C Great Wall is a film about a pair of European mercenaries, William (Matt “Bourne” Damon) and Tovar (Pedro Pascal), who come to China looking for the secret of gunpowder. Instead, they discover the Taotie, a race of … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman is Just a Movie

The CBC’s Haydn Watters writes “After a 76-year wait, a lot is riding on whether a Wonder Woman movie soars“. The article is subtitled ‘The fact that we have this real dearth of female representation in superhero films is a … Continue reading

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Review of “Logan” (mild spoilers)

* * * * A “Logan” is the third X-Men film focusing on the Wolverine (Hugh Jackman), a mutant who can heal from any injury and who was experimented on and had adamantium, a nearly indestructible metal, grafted to his … Continue reading

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Top Grossing Films from Memorial Days Past

IMDB is running a poll: pick your favorite of past highest grossing Memorial Day films in their years. They’ve listed them from highest to lowest grossing. I thought I’d see how far down the list I got before I got … Continue reading

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Memorial Day: Movies to Not See

Memorial Day weekend’s box office in 2015 was a historic low for the century. Well, 2017 has now surpassed 2015 as the Memorial Day Weekend Box Office Sinks to Lowest Point Since 1999. The big blockbuster opening, Pirates of the … Continue reading

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