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“Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (2010) (Episodes 8-10): Ilithyia in the House (TV Review)

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“Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (2010) (Episodes 8-10): Ilithyia in the House (TV Review)

For recaps of Episodes 1-3, click here. For recaps of Episodes 4-7, click here. The second half of Spartacus: Blood and Sand is better than…

“Solo: A Star Wars Story” (2018): Shooting Itself First (Review)

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“Solo: A Star Wars Story” (2018): Shooting Itself First (Review)

There’s a moment in Solo: A Star Wars Story where a character who had previously chewed out our main character for improvising and thereby not…

“Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (2010)( Episodes 4-7): Highs and Lows (TV Review)

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“Spartacus: Blood and Sand” (2010)( Episodes 4-7): Highs and Lows (TV Review)

For recaps of episodes 1-3, click here. For recaps of episodes 8-10, click here. Spartacus is a great show that doesn’t start off well. All…

“The Last Jedi” is a Classic only in Theory

2017

“The Last Jedi” is a Classic only in Theory

Star Wars has been betrayed and destroyed by its fans. I’m not just talking about the backlash The Last Jedi (which I reviewed here) got….

Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017): Not Half Bad, Just Half Mediocre (Review)

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017): Not Half Bad, Just Half Mediocre (Review)

The worst movie of Rian Johnson’s career is the best film of the nu-Star Wars franchise. Star Wars: The Last Jedi is slathered in problems….

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…

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