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Review of “Thor: Ragnarok” (mild spoilers)

* * * * A The death of Thor’s father, Odin (Anthony “Hannibal” Hopkins), the ruler of Asgard, which is triggered by Loki (Tom Hiddleston), the god of mischief, releases Hela, goddess of death (Cate “Galadriel” Blanchett) who takes over … Continue reading

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Review of “The Dark Tower”

* * * B The Dark Tower, a book series described by Stephen King as his magnum opus, now has a film adaptation. The gunslinger Roland Deschain, is played by Idris Elba, which is an odd piece of casting, since … Continue reading

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Review of “The Take”

* * * B In the spy thriller “The Take”,  Briar (Idris Elba), a reckless CIA agent who becomes embroiled in a plot to trigger rioting in Paris when another American, Michael Mason (Richard Madden) is blamed for a bombing. … Continue reading

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Review of “Star Trek: Beyond”

* * C I spent part of New Year’s Eve watching the latest film in the rebooted Star Trek alternate universe (AU). It was quite good, with the main cast reprising their roles and Idris Elba under a ton of … Continue reading

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