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Fantasy

Death taking the shape of a filthy bedraggled macaw---who shows up to take life with the fanning of a wing---is a fascinating, kind of beautiful image. As Death appears to each person, one begs to be …
The Last Voyage of the Demeter piqued my interest because it had two of my favorite genres in one: religious/supernatural horror and a tall-masted ship on a voyage of doom. Even better, Last Voyage is…
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 …
I went in to Avatar: The Way of Water admittedly very cynical. Let's just put it this way: I kind of hated 2009's Avatar. I was annoyed by the silly, cartoony script. I was creeped out by the uncanny …
In our previous chapter with Thor the Space Viking, director Taika Waititi (mercifully) unleashed Chris Hemsworth's untapped comedy skills, reviving the dullest Marvel series with probably the weirdes…
Peter Parker (Tom Holland) can't seem to catch a break. After all, he spent the entire last movie just wanting to tell a girl that he liked her on their school trip, but his teenage angst was interrup…
Starting off on a (very) dark note, the third film in the Fantastic Beasts series, The Secrets of Dumbledore, finds magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) going into the forest to rescue (steal…
Evelyn (Michelle Yeoh) is just trying to do her taxes. Swamped in handwritten receipts for her small business--a struggling laundromat that she runs with her husband Waymond (Ke Huy Quan)--Evelyn find…
Going into the theater to see a press screening of Ghostbusters: Afterlife, I had the sudden, very-late-in-the-game realization that I have never actually seen the original beloved 1984 comedy classic…
Director Chloé Zhao, with her eye for vast open spaces, lots of silence, and naturalistic acting, seemed an odd choice to helm a massive big-budget superhero movie, but bless Marvel and Disney for giv…
When the trailer for Lamb debuted, a friend of mine immediately forwarded it to me with the simple statement: "This made me think of you." I gasped in laughter and intrigue as I watched it. Wait... wa…
With a name like Bingo Hell, you may not expect a clever allegory of gentrification and the fading luster of the American Dream. But this campy horror-comedy delivers its message of community sticking…