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A friend of mine laughed when I called Thelma a slow-motion action movie, but it’s true! The biggest moment of nail-biting tension doesn’t involve a gun (though there is one), but a lone elderly woman…
I was not a fan of Mad Max: Fury Road. I remember leaving the screening with a bit of a 3D headache, partly due to the skip-a-frame herky-jerky cinematography, and partly due to the fact that it was e…
I have to admit, this movie had to slowly win me over (and it had plenty of time to do that with its 2-1/2 hour runtime). In the three previous Planet of the Apes "reboot" films, the arc was completed…
The story arc of Civil War is super-simple: A carload of war journalists (led by a weary, haunted Kirsten Dunst) needs to get from point A to point B so they can interview the leader of one side of th…
Part of the fun of the latest reboots of Godzilla and friends (starting with Gareth Edwards' 2014 film) has been the surprising earnestness despite the outrageous premise: There have always been giant…
Lou (Kristen Stewart) is bored at her literally shitty job, stuck cleaning clogged toilets yet again at the gym she manages. The place reeks of sweat and self-absorption, where body builders peddle st…
The Coen Brothers, even with their occasional misfires, are a magic moviemaking duo. But in Ethan Coen's solo directorial debut, adapting a screenplay by his wife Tricia Cooke, he is sorely missing hi…
SYNOPSIS: Ethan Hunt and the IMF team must track down a terrifying new weapon that threatens all of humanity if it falls into the wrong hands. With control of the future and the fate of the world at s…
When 1969-era Indiana Jones complains that everything hurts, it is clear that he means more than that punch to the jaw, or the bullet hole in his shoulder. Indy is now 70-something (played by a fit 80…
You can never accuse The Flash of not going big. There are multiverses, multisuperheroes, and even multiFlashes. Why have one Batman when you can have all of them? Why have Ezra Miller play Barry/The …
In space stories, 65 million years is a long, long time ago. But 65 million years ago, there was apparently another universe where civilized humans existed with poor health care systems, where they to…
Li Mu Bai (Chow Yun-Fat) is a martial arts master, but he is tired and wants to live a quiet life. Deciding to give up his sword, Green Destiny, Li Mu Bai requests that his devoted friend Shu Lien (Mi…