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The Pull List: X-Factor-Fox’s Next Priority

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The Pull List started as a weekly spotlight on interesting new releases, but it has since redirected that spotlight to random thoughts about characters, storylines, and other comic book elements. The R-rated, modestly budgeted… Continue reading

The Pull List: The Man of Tomorrow, Today

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The Pull List started as a weekly spotlight on interesting new releases, but it has since redirected that spotlight to random thoughts about characters, storylines, and other comic book elements. When did Superman STOP… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: ‘Under the Skin’

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties. … Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Win It All’

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Directed by: Joe Swanberg Starring: Jake Johnson, Keegan Michael Key, and Aislinn Derbez Plot: A gambling addict gets in over his head when a friend asks him to watch a bag of money. Review: It seems… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Discovery’

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Directed by: Charlie McDowell Starring: Jason Segel, Rooney Mara, and Robert Redford Plot: After the afterlife is scientifically verified, an epidemic of suicides convinces a man to return home. Review: Sometimes a movie comes around that… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Song to Song’

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Directed by: Terrance Malick Starring: Rooney Mara, Ryan Gosling, Michael Fassbender, and Natalie Portman Plot:  A couple and a waitress are dragged into rock and roll temptation by a music producer. Review: I like Terrance Malick’s… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Personal Shopper’

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Directed by: Olivier Assayas Starring: Kristen Stewart Plot: A persona shopper to a celebrity spends her nights trying to commune with the dead in search of her brother’s soul. Review: Kristen Stewart, ever trying to escape… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘War on Everyone’

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Directed by: John Michael McDonagh Starring: Michael Pena, Alexander Skarsgard, and Tessa Thompson Plot: Returning from suspension, two corrupt cops get in over their heads chasing $1 million in stolen money. Review: They have the right… Continue reading

5 X-Characters Who Should Appear on ‘Legion’

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“Legion” is the next TV show from Noah Hawley, the showrunner who pays homage every year to the Coen Brothers, with his “Fargo” anthology series. It is based on the underrated X-Men character,… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Logan’

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Directed by: James Mangold Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, and Dafne Keen Plot: In the year 2029, an aging Wolverine and ill Pr. Xavier protect a mutant child from a shady corporation. Review: If there was anything… Continue reading