Suicide Squad: A Gritty World In Vibrant Color

There's no use mincing words - Suicide Squad has undeniably found itself the subject of a thorough critical hammering. And don't get me wrong - some of the criticism is warranted, especially if we're talking about editing and pacing, but the film as a whole is charming more often than not, and...
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Review: Jason Bourne Features Old Spy, New World

Jason Bourne has been gone for nine years, and Jason Bourne does a good job making you feel it. Bourne’s inner torment and fatigue since the end of The Bourne Ultimatum expose themselves immediately through his underground bare-knuckle brawls and world-weary performance, until, yet again, circumstances around him pull him back into a fight...
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Review: The Nice Guys is Perfectly Nonsensical

The Nice Guys, a very ‘70s L.A. buddy crime noir comedy, could have been mercilessly derided if it hadn’t managed to so sufficiently make fun of itself.  Shane Black, the director and co-writer, has tackled mockable subject matter recently with Iron Man 3.  In that instance he managed to break...
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Review: Civil War is Marvel at its Most Personal

The emotional stakes are high in Captain America: Civil War, a film that ditches overt threats to humanity for a conflict borne from the characters’ beliefs and their love for the people who matter to them the most. With Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice behind us and X-Men: Apocalypse looming, some moviegoers might wonder...
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