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Force awakens Awake My Soul

Nostalgia, like love, erodes rough edges; it fills in gaps, paints clean what was scuffed, and forgives copious small sins in the name of happiness. I’m sorry, but none of the Star Wars movies have been perfect. Although some are demonstrably (laughably) worse, all abound with fractures and flaws. That we deeply love (some of) them is a gentle affirmation of their use of the monomyth and a reflection of how they...


Keanu ‘Tis the Summer of This Content

The only thing Hollywood may be worse at than achieving any measure of diversity in front of or behind the camera is their ability to read a calendar. “Summer” technically started in March for Tinseltown, with the debut of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. This box office-obsessed “seasonal affective disorder” be damned! Summer starts no earlier than May! If we can’t yet adhere to the dignified axiom “Suns out,...


The-revenant-trailer Crawl for Your Oscar, Leo

Without spoiling whether survivalist/tempting-bear-treat Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio) survives The Revenant, we can still talk about one climactic shot. DiCaprio, having been maimed in all maimable ways, stares directly into the camera, seemingly shattering the fourth wall by sheer force of will. Teeth grit, lips sneered, his eyes scream “is this enough? Huh? Is this finally enough? Daniel Day Lewis didn’t sleep...


Batman-vs-superman-ew-pics-3 Super Bad, Man

The infinite monkey theorem holds that monkeys randomly typing on keyboards for infinity will eventually produce the works of Shakespeare. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice would have been better off choosing any of the non-Shakespearean, random keystroke, monkey scripts. What writers Chris Terrio and David Goyer have done here is an unspeakable disservice to beloved characters, talented actors and a public poised...


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