REVIEW: Effort is needed to make ‘Red Sparrow’ worth watching

One could as easily argue that Jennifer Lawrence turns in a tightly nuanced performance as a wronged woman leveraging her way through an abusive society in which her only asset is sex appeal as one could argue that she's a flat character who simply falls back on her conditioning to get what she wants.

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INTERVIEW: Richard Crouse on the Flashback Film Fest and the influence of 80s films

As is everything in the universe, there has to be a foundation for things and geek culture is no different. In fact, stories like The Terminator, War Games, or Back to the Future are all required films to watch if one has any hope of labeling himself a true nerd …

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Pop Mythology’s Top 10 Films of 2017

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Not to start off on a sour note but many events in 2017 have reaffirmed my commitment to living outside of the United States. As much as this placement has made it easy to exist beyond the reach of current domestic turbulence, it’s also made it difficult in the last …

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REVIEW: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ is exactly what a sequel should be

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While those who have strong memories of time before 'Blade Runner' and Ridley Scott were legends may not enjoy seeing something flashier, clearer, or less noir than the original, 'Blade Runner 2049' is a tremendous piece of work from a director whose own legend is still building.

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REVIEW: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ is more Guardians… and that’s about it.


The idea of entitling the second 'Guardians of the Galaxy' film as 'Vol. 2' works on the surface, yet anyone old enough to remember making mixtapes knows that although "Volume 2" can have some great material, there will always be songs that weren't good enough for the first mix.

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