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Review: The Wall (2017)

Ditching the high-budget bombast of his previous work, director Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow, Mr. and Mrs. Smith) has put together a minimalist production that would make early work like Swingers look well funded. The Wall, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson and John Cena, is a war drama that ditches the typical epic tone and opts …

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Marvel Studios has gotten . . . odd. After starting things off with the relatively down to earth Iron Man (2008) and quickly building up to The Avengers (2012) with notable characters like the Hulk, Thor, and Captain America, everything seemed to be heading down a pretty logical course for the studio. Then, …

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Review: Their Finest (2017)

Magical chemistry abounds in Lone Scherfig’s Their Finest, a british foray intol love, war and the poetry behind early cinema. Taking place in 1940 England, where life and property are simply another odd chance off for German bombers, we find a strong and charasmatic married woman that wills herself onward. …

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Review: The Lost City of Z (2017)

The story of explorers becoming transfixed by the wonders (and rubber industry) of the Amazon has almost become its own sub-genre at this point. With the likes of Fitzcarraldo, Embrace of the Serpent, and Aguirre, the Wrath of God, it also contains some of the most brilliantly realized films in cinematic history. Sure, …

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