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[Reviews] Movie Review: Star Wars—The Last Jedi

An unusual director brings one of the series' best (and most overcrowded) installments to date.

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That’s how you move a story forward. I was apprehensive about Rian Johnson directing a major installment in one of Western cinema’s most iconic franchises (I had issues with Looper), but I needn’t have worried—despite sometimes packing in more stories and ideas than it can give careful attention to, The Last Jedi solidly improves on […]

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[Reviews] Movie Review: Wonder Woman

This long-awaited asset to its genre honors a superhero icon.

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I used to want to save the world, Diana Prince(ss of Themyscira) utters as her film begins. She hails from the land of the Amazons, an secluded, all-female society with ties to Greek mythology itself; much of her early life consists of training to one day defend that society, even as her people neither celebrate […]

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[Saint Patrick’s Day Movie Review] Noble, 2014

A decent but inspiring portrayal of a brave Irish woman who has improved countless lives.

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It’s not every day one is likely to hear about a young Irish woman leaving her home and friends behind to serve poor children on the streets of Ho Chi Minh City. Christina Noble, however, did just that, with her tireless devotion and love for the children of a war-ravaged nation leading to the making […]

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Thanos (2016) # 1 Review And Analysis

"...Tread Carefully"

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  Thanos  Published by: Marvel Comics Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist:Mike Deodato Jr Colorist and Inker: Frank Martin  Letterer: Clayton Cowles   Thanos #1 is the first issue in the new ongoing series by Marvel comics.  And is a part of Marvel Comics second wave of the Marvel Now! branding/relaunch. Similar to Marvel’s previous All New All […]

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[Reviews] Movie Review: Rogue One – A Star Wars Story

Grim but optimistic, this grand contribution to a beloved series bridges old substance and new style.

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It’s hard to make “overwhelming odds” consistently feel convincing. Blockbusters have relied on those for so long that their villains and threats have to keep raising the stakes in order to be taken seriously. Rogue One takes a different approach–instead of making a “newer and bigger” Empire, it reminds us why the original was so […]

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