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Run! It’s Super-ISIS!

Donald Trump. His name isn’t mentioned, but his presence is felt throughout London Has Fallen, an action film about the cartoonish nightmare scenario keeping Trump supporters awake at night. A sequel to 2013’s Olympus Has Fallen, the president is under siege…again…after an omnipresent terrorist group, capable of executing a massive attack anywhere at any moment, […]

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All the President’s Meh

Although he may still be a panty dropper to the baby boomer set, Robert Redford looks like he needs a good nap. The bags under his eyes are scene-stealing uncredited supporting actors in The Company You Keep, a 70s-style thriller about investigative journalism that is neither thrilling nor investigatory. It can’t even sustain the indignation […]

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Slight Sting

There should be no doubt that director Michel Gondry ( Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind ) is a genius; unfortunately, his 3D action/comedy spectacle, The Green Hornet , isn’t. It’s really more of a by-the-book bro-mantic comedy at heart, which is no surprise since it was written by Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg ( […]