Monthly Archives: August 2016

Pete’s Dragon

Depending on who you ask, the summer movie season in 2016 has either been par for the course as far as this time of year goes, or just a series of colossal disappointments with one or two bright spots. My … Continue reading

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Jafar Panahi’s Taxi

Before we get into the meat of this review, first a bit of context needs to be addressed: director Jafar Panahi was (and in many ways, still is) one of the most prominent figures in the Iranian New Wave cinematic … Continue reading

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The Shallows

Rumor has it that for years after Die Hard premiered and completely shattered how the action genre was perceived both culturally and within the film industry, every action movie pitch for the next half a decade was “Die Hard in … Continue reading

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Warcraft

After years of films based on video games turning out poorly and getting negative reception all around because of their trying to distance themselves from their source material too hard, here’s one with curiously the opposite affliction: getting drug through … Continue reading

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