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Daily Archives: July 19, 2017

Movie critics love to talk about big disappointments, and it makes perfect sense. If you’re waiting months for a movie to come out only to be let down, you’re gonna wanna hop on the keyboard and talk about it. Pleasant surprises aren’t talked about nearly as much. More often than not, these movies get a brief comment about how they’re… Read more »

19 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Superman is the gold standard of superheroes. There’s no getting around. Personal bias you may have aside, he’s the A #1. He’s been the biggest for the longest time too, essentially the first superhero ever. So while cinema may not have been up to the technological difficulties of many comic book stories, it was no real surprise that Superman was… Read more »

19 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists

Defining a realistic war movie is no easy matter. In some cases there will be excellent realism mixed with complete fantasy. Other try to be extremely gritty and bloody, but miss on the attitudes, tactics, even the weapons! Some are so close to an individual soldier or small unit that it’s impossible to get the idea of what’s going on… Read more »

19 July 2017 | Features, Film Lists