“Geostorm” (2017): The Best Movie Ever Made (Review)
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“Geostorm” (2017): The Best Movie Ever Made (Review)

I was wrong. I have spent my entire life being wrong about everything. Wrong on movies, wrong on politics, wrong on life; my twelve steps…

“The Foreigner” (2017): A Vince Flynn Novel in Motion (Review)
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“The Foreigner” (2017): A Vince Flynn Novel in Motion (Review)

The Foreigner is a thriller made effective by the simplest conceit. Most of the film is spent in the perspective of the villains who are…

“Blade Runner 2049 (2017): Witnessing a Miracle (Review)
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“Blade Runner 2049 (2017): Witnessing a Miracle (Review)

How do you make a sequel to the paradoxically most widely celebrated cult classic of all time? How do you continue a story that, after…

“Logan Lucky” (2017): Homegrown Affectation (Review)
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“Logan Lucky” (2017): Homegrown Affectation (Review)

It’s poetry that I saw Logan Lucky shortly after seeing Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Both are cinematic odd ducks – works of sly populism that…

“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (2017): Implausible Genius (Review)
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“Kingsman: The Golden Circle” (2017): Implausible Genius (Review)

I once heard it argued that Matthew Vaughn and Mark Millar only work as a duo because Vaughn satirizes Millar the way Paul Verhoeven satirizes…

“Game of Thrones” Season 7 Did Not Jump the Shark
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“Game of Thrones” Season 7 Did Not Jump the Shark

It jumped the shark years ago and became a Flea Bottom dweller’s Tolkien/Meyer. That’s why Season 7 exists as it is. A lot of internet…

“Dunkirk” (2017): Time as Anguish Incarnate (Review)
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“Dunkirk” (2017): Time as Anguish Incarnate (Review)

In war, no enemy is as fearsome as time. With Dunkirk, writer/director Christopher Nolan stresses this truism through an intense, enveloping, and rattling cinematic experience…

“War for the Planet of the Apes” (2017): Good Efforts in a Less than Great Film (Review)
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“War for the Planet of the Apes” (2017): Good Efforts in a Less than Great Film (Review)

When nature seems to predestine toward a fate, is there any room for nurture? War for the Planet of the Apes mounts an impressive Biblical…

“Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) Meta Marvel at its Worst (Review)
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“Spider-Man: Homecoming” (2017) Meta Marvel at its Worst (Review)

The Daily Bugle had a better narrative than this. Spider-Man: Homecoming is a bad movie. Squandering the fundamentals of storytelling and cowering from character emotion,…

Top 5 Presidential Action Movies
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Top 5 Presidential Action Movies

Action movies are one of the most popular genres of film in the industry, and none are more thrilling than a political, presidential action movie. Of…