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Warcraft

Warcraft

A huge part of the appeal of World of Warcraft is the ability for gamers to role-play by inserting their chosen avatar into a world derived Read More

Free State Of Jones

Free State Of Jones

Imagine the most dull and lifeless history lecture you’ve ever sat through. Now add awards season aspirations, Civil War revisionist ambitions, and a weird desire to Read More

The Conjuring 2

The Conjuring 2

James Wan is a modern master of horror. The Conjuring 2 is proof positive of this fact. Sure, you can point to his previous canon, with Read More

Money Monster

Money Monster

At the conclusion of the high-profile hostage situation in Money Monster, the cameraman documenting the drama for a worldwide audience turns his camera off and sets Read More

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book

The Jungle Book is a vivid, colorful, action-packed contradiction. Its uniquely modern cinematic environment blends hyper-realistic CG with purposely artificial animation. Its story merges propulsive action Read More

Maggie’s Plan

Maggie’s Plan

Woody Allen may have retreated to nostalgia but the Woody Allen films of the 1980s (Manhattan, Hannah and Her Sisters, Crimes and Misdemeanors) of self-absorbed intellectual Read More

The Nice Guys

The Nice Guys

In Shane Black’s grand tradition of gruff-and-morbid buddy comedies comes The Nice Guys, which is a comedy delivered at blunt-force, with a sly smirk. It’s goofily Read More

Clown

Clown

Clown’s long journey to release began way back in 2010, when director Jon Watts uploaded a faux trailer to YouTube. His idea of a guy possessed Read More

High-Rise

High-Rise

The opening scene of High-Rise reveals that the discord between social classes in the titular housing development turns chaotic, to put it mildly. It’s getting back Read More

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is four terrible movies in one. Or, more accurately, it’s four rough outlines for terrible movies smashed together into one long, disjointed, aggressively unfunny Read More

The Boss

The Boss

The only thing separating The Boss from a standard, nauseating Adam Sandler film is the lingering belief that there be some inherent quality to anything Melissa Read More

Criminal

Criminal

Maybe Ryan Reynolds and body swap movies just don’t mix. The Change-Up was an abysmal comedy, last year’s Self/Less was a middle of the road sci-fi Read More