Spider-Man and the Human Struggle: The Emotional Brilliance of Sam Raimi’s Trilogy
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Spider-Man and the Human Struggle: The Emotional Brilliance of Sam Raimi’s Trilogy

Spider-Man is a duality. You’d think an awkward, gangly wallflower of a science geek acquiring bullet-time reflexes, herculean strength, acrobatic agility, and a sixth sense…

“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,…

Suicide Squad Suffers Snyder Syndrome, Still Satisfies.
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Suicide Squad Suffers Snyder Syndrome, Still Satisfies.

Suicide Squad has been getting completely panned by most reviewers while breaking box office opening week records.  Is there something about the film that can…

“Ghostbusters,” “Jason Bourne,” & “Star Trek Beyond” (2016): Out with the Old, In with the Nu (Review)
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“Ghostbusters,” “Jason Bourne,” & “Star Trek Beyond” (2016): Out with the Old, In with the Nu (Review)

I have a new rule. From now on, whenever a franchise is remade or rebooted with either an identical title or same basic premise, I…

“Spectre” (2015): Where Porn Turns to Punishment (Review)
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“Spectre” (2015): Where Porn Turns to Punishment (Review)

This review spoils everything you already know. Here’s the other spoiler: Spectre is terrible. It may take some a re-watch to truly comb the depths…

Exploring the Bathhouse: Spirited Away (Review)
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Exploring the Bathhouse: Spirited Away (Review)

Growing up, I was the kind of kid that never really found his place. I wasn’t necessarily an outcast or anything, but I was aimlessly…

“Song of the Sea” (2014): All Sealed Up (Review)
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“Song of the Sea” (2014): All Sealed Up (Review)

With all of the complaints and backlash against the Oscars not nominating The Lego Movie in this category. I wanted to take a look at…

“The Theory of Everything” (2014): Biopic By The Numbers… (Review)
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“The Theory of Everything” (2014): Biopic By The Numbers… (Review)

It’s as compassionate and life-affirming a tale we as a species can refer to. The story of Stephen Hawking is one of incomparable perseverance and…

“The Tribe” (2014): Hear No Evil, See Much Evil (Review)
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“The Tribe” (2014): Hear No Evil, See Much Evil (Review)

The Ukrainian film The Tribe by director Miroslav Slaboshpitsky may be the first of its kind: a film whose dialogue consists entirely of sign language. It has no…

“This is Where I Leave You” (2014): Brotherly Love and Cheating Whores (Review)
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“This is Where I Leave You” (2014): Brotherly Love and Cheating Whores (Review)

A dysfunctional family in a movie is nothing new. Every holiday sees a slew of films featuring families that come together for Christmas or Thanksgiving,…