Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Iconic Animator Hayao Miyazaki Gifts Us a Magical, Meaningful The Boy and the Heron

Last week, I waxed poetic about the latest documentary from the legendary Frederick Wiseman, who at 93 is still making some of the most vital work of his decades-long career. […]

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Review: With Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3, Marvel Sets Up a Satisfying Conclusion to This Iteration of Universe-Saving Misfits

After months of speculation leading up to the most recent Ant-Man and the Wasp film, Quantamania, that Scott Lang was going to somehow get killed by the end, observers of […]

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Review: With Clunky, Heavy-Handed Tension, Knock at the Cabin Is Another Miss from M. Night Shyamalan

Filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable) has been struggling a bit on the creative front of late. Although his 2015 film The Visit was a hoot, what he […]

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Review: Denis Villeneuve’s Sumptuous Dune Brings an Epic to Life, Both Larger Than Life and an Intellectual Achievement

Dune

What little I know about the universe of Dune is limited to one read-through of the first Frank Herbert novel long ago and a couple viewings of David Lynch’s 1984 […]

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Review: A Massive Cast, Countless Zombies and Even Father-Daughter Drama in Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead

Army of the Dead

A brief introduction that involves a super-zombie escaping from a military convoy leaving Area 51 establishes that this latest cinematic zombie outbreak is somehow contained to the city of Las […]

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Review: Forced and Phony, Stuber Isn’t Worth the Fare

Stuber

Sometimes, it just comes down to laughs. A few years back, director Michael Dowse made one of the great sports comedies of the last 10 years, Goon, and he proved […]

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Review: Hotel Artemis, with its Stellar Cast, is Ridiculous. And Fantastic.

Hotel Artemis

Make no mistake (and I don’t think there’s any chance you will), Hotel Artemis is a B-movie wrapped in an A-list cast of actors who are clearly enjoying the hell […]

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Beyond, Event, Interviews

C2E2 2018 Friday Panel Catchup

We mentioned it before, but C2E2 weekend is upon us. The first day of this ‘comic-con’/pop culture event was full to the brim with eager fans just as soon as […]

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Beyond, Event, Event, Games & Tech, Preview

C2E2 2018: A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Preview

  Imagine, for a moment, that you can step inside the world of one of your favorite things. You’ll meet the creators, find out how they do it, talk to […]

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Film Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Marvel’s Latest Cosmic Adventure is a Blast

Just when I think I have figured out what writer-director James Gunn is capable of, he goes and makes Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and shows me he’s capable […]

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