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Review: Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Professional criticism and popular opinion often disagree on big-budget blockbusters. Not that the two groups are mutually exclusive, but mainstream movies tend to create a noticeable rift between pundits and the public. And while many critics accuse Hollywood for producing

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Review: Atomic Blonde

Nothing is more fun than a good spy thriller. It is a genre so trite in its plot elements, yet so diverse in its tonal nuances. No two spy thrillers are ever the exact same; each one possesses its own

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Review: Spider-Man: Homecoming

It’s still surprising to think about it: Spider-Man has been rebooted three times now. Three. Despite being in movies for only fifteen years, it feels as though Spider-Man has been web-slinging for a lot longer than that. Next to Batman

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Review: Baby Driver

One, two, three, four! Click, snap, screech, vroom! Some movies seem to have their own rhythm, but none possess a groove quite like Baby Driver. It’s a jukebox musical for the everyday audiophile, one where characters literally tap, dance and move from

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Review: Wonder Woman

The summer of superheroes continues with Wonder Woman! Despite DC Entertainment’s abysmal track record with last year’s Batman v. Superman and Suicide Squad, Wonder Woman has released to a fanfare of praise. People seem particularly pleased with our main heroine, a warrior who is as strong

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Review: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Unlike most movies, it’s hard to organize Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 into a three-act structure. Even for the first installment, the story had five different main characters and gave each one a distinct character arc. With Vol. 2, the cast gets even

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Review: Logan

Between the two cinematic pillars of Marvel Studios and DC Entertainment exists the X-Men franchise. Considering the dominance of superhero flicks in today’s movie market, 20th Century Fox lucked out when they bought the film rights to X-Men in 1994.

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