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Joel (Dylan O'Brien) was 17 when an asteroid smashed into Earth, causing various species to mutate and decimate most of the human race. His high school sweetheart, Aimee (Jessica Henwick), fled with h…
If it didn't already mirror real life, there would be something kind of brilliant about a brash new-to-politics B-grade celebrity rising to power based on her penchant to speak her mind. [Viv Rook (Em…
With minimal exposition, and even less sound, we meet a lone family in a mysteriously post-apocalyptic world. They are seemingly alone in a small town, with pillaged corner stores and abandoned cars. …
For the forgetful: when last we saw Thomas (Dylan O’Brien) and his rag-tag band of resistance fighters, they were betrayed by Teresa (Kaya Scodelario) and being ambushed at the Right Arm’s base camp b…
It is 30 years after the setting of Ridley Scott's groundbreaking sci-fi classic Blade Runner. Ryan Gosling play the titular role as even more of a blank slate than Harrison Ford's original officer/re…
At the beginning, a man (Bruno Lawrence) wakes up splayed naked on a bed. He's groggy, soaked in sweat, and disoriented. It is a startling opening shot, full frontal and everything. He is not really v…
We pick up where we left off with Part 1's cliffhanger: Peeta, played by Josh Hutcherson, has been brainwashed, trying to kill Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss upon their reunion. Needless to say, the youn…
Mad Max: Fury Road, more so than any of its Mel Gibson, 1980s predecessors, is simply one long car chase. I actually checked my watch at the first point that the action took a breath, and the movie wa…
As the third installment in the Divergent series opens, you'd think we stumbled across a Trump rally. Now that wicked leader Jeanine is dead (oh, how I miss you, Kate Winslet!), the factionless leader…
If you watched The Maze Runner, you know it was a movie about teenage boys (and one girl) being trapped in a sort of Lord of the Flies scenario, where they have been living for days... weeks... months…
You know that a tough young woman means business when she chops off her long, flowing hair with a pair of dull scissors. Of course, when it happens in the movies, such a cut just ends up looking salon…
Don't get me wrong... I've really liked the Hunger Games series so far. In fact, The Hunger Games and Catching Fire both made my Top Ten Movies of the year when they were released. But Mockingjay - Pa…