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Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

1917 Review: Sam Mendes Film Takes the Breath Away

As a war film, 1917 doesn’t have much in the way of new ideas to offer -- and maybe there aren’t any for the...

Frozen 2 Review: The Sequel Is Unable to Move Forward

Sequels need to look forward. They almost never do; it’s very difficult to conceptualize an interesting new character in the first place and doing...

Charlie’s Angels Review: The New Film Comes Crashing Down

As frequently funny as it is frequently messy, the newest iteration of the Charlie’s Angels franchise has all the ingredients for success but never...

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Review

To use a baseball metaphor, the idea of Tom Hanks playing Fred Rogers is a lot like a 70 mile-per-hour fastball pitched right across...

Ford v Ferrari Review: Damon and Bale in a Genuine Crowdpleaser

In the trailer for Ford v Ferrari, Carroll Shelby (Matt Damon) takes Henry Ford Jr. (Tracy Letts) on something of a test ride in...

Last Christmas Review: So Many Missed Opportunities

There are good films and there are bad films and there are the worst films -- the cinematic equivalents of a five-talent ballplayer who...

The Irishman Review: Martin Scorsese’s New Crime Drama

Martin Scorsese is no stranger to the gangster genre. While his oeuvre stretches across almost the entire breadth of 20th century American cinema (no...

Terminator: Dark Fate Review

If the Terminator films have taught us anything, it’s that freezing an object makes it brittle and easily broken, and putting it back together...

Doctor Sleep Review: A Pleasant, Shining Surprise

Mike Flanagan’s Doctor Sleep joins a rapidly rising tidal wave of Stephen King adaptations Hollywood has been releasing in recent years. While the direct...

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil Review

What makes Maleficent: Mistress of Evil so boring? Is it the ramshackle plot which flits from character to character building up a giant climax...

Zombieland: Double Tap Review

Unlike the Twinkie (supposedly), zombie movies don’t seem to have an expiration date. And so we get Zombieland: Double Tap, a 10-years-later sequel to...

Gemini Man Review: Two Will Smiths Face Off in Ang Lee Film

For all the questions about the nature of humanity inherent in the premise, no one has yet made a good movie about cloning. From...

Parasite Review – Fantastic Fest 2019

Conflict is the basis of drama, and there are few dramatic conflicts as powerful as the exploration of class. Everyone alive feels that conflict...

Knives Out Review – Fantastic Fest 2019

Rian Johnson's Knives Out is an engine of perfect entertainment. From the opening moments, we are swept into the story and characters, and it feels...

The Lighthouse Review – Fantastic Fest 2019

Robert Eggers' The Witch (or The VVitch if you prefer) is a polarizing film. Now that we have a little distance from it, and now...

Dolemite Is My Name Review – Fantastic Fest 2019

Eddie Murphy is back. The best Eddie Murphy movies are those where it feels like he has something to prove. It's been a few years...

Synchronic Review – Fantastic Fest 2019

These days, science fiction films aren't necessarily about the ideas, but the spectacle.  Many have several hundred million-dollar budgets, gigantic CGI moments, and actors...

Memory: The Origins of Alien Review – Fantastic Fest 2019

I have been obsessed with Alien since I was nine years old, and my parents refused to take me to a movie theater to see...

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Watch the New Top Gun: Maverick Trailer!

Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions have released the new Top Gun: Maverick trailer! In case you missed it, you can also view the new poster...

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The 40th character to join the illustrious Street Fighter V: Champion Edition (pre-order here) roster has been announced and will be available on February 14,...

Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace – A Look Back

In the run-up to the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and the end of the Skywalker Saga, we will be taking...

Two More Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker TV Spots Hit

In case you have been wanting to watch even more Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker TV spots, you're in luck. The Walt Disney Pictures...

Jumanji Box Office Jumps to $213M Globally and Frozen II Passes $1B Mark

After Frozen II's three-week reign atop the box office, Sony Pictures sequel Jumanji: The Next Level took over with an estimated $60.1 million from 4,227...

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