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Movie Review: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

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Director: Quentin Tarantino Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt, Margot Robbie, Emile Hirsch, Margaret Qualley, Timothy Olyphant, Austin Butler, Dakota Fanning, Bruce Dern, Kurt Russell, Mike Moh Plot: Rick Dalton and his stunt double/gopher… Continue reading

9 Characters We Want in the MCU

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Speculation about the future of the MCU is an industry unto itself. Instead of joining the masses in trying to guess what will happen next, I’m going to whine like a petulant child… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Late Night’

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Director: Nisha Ganatra Cast: Emma Thompson, Mindy Kaling, John Lithgow, Hugh Dancy, Reid Scott, Amy Ryan Plot: Katherine Newbury as attained great success and celebrity as a late night talk show host who… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Lady Street Fighter’

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In 1975, B-movie director James Bryan made the movie, Deadly Games. It was promptly locked in a vault so that nobody would have to suffer it. That is until 1981, wanting to ride… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Charlie Chaplin

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Born to a family of unsuccessful entertainers in London, Charles Spencer Chaplin would find the urge to perform early on in his life. As soon as he was old enough, Chaplin travelled the… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw’

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Director: David Leitch Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham, Idris Elba, Vanessa Kirby, Eiza Gonz├ílez, Helen Mirren Plot: Federal Agent Luke Hobbs and spy/assassin/mercenary Deckard Shaw are forced to join forces to track down… Continue reading

6 Comic Adaptations Better than the Source Material

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Marvel movies have spoiled us. There was a time – the 90s to be exact – when comic adaptations were considered to be trash until proven otherwise. Even the best of the meagre… Continue reading

Actors Who Quit Hollywood

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It seems as though in the acting profession few people truly ever quit. Usually as actors and actresses grow older they just appear in fewer and fewer movies until they pass away. But… Continue reading

Classic Scene: Unmasking the Phantom

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Unmasking the Phantom Phantom of the Opera (1925) Dir. Rupert Julian (uncredited Lon Chaney) The Scene: Rising opera star Christine (Mary Philbin) finds herself in the lair of the fabled Phantom (Lon Chaney)… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Spider-Man Far From Home’

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Director: Jon Watts Cast: Tom Holland, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Jake Gyllenhaal, Cobie Smulders, Jon Favreau, J.B. Smoove, Jacob Batalon, Martin Starr, Marisa Tomei, Angourie Rice Plot: Peter Parker is still the friendly… Continue reading