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Sausage Party

Sausage Party

Playing as if it were conceived while watching Pixar movies through a cloud of bong smoke – and considering the filmmakers that’s a distinct possibility, Sausage Read More

Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

So effective was the marketing campaign for Suicide Squad that it convinced the viewing public that the film was a rollicking blast of gleeful anarchy, the Read More

Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne

It looks like a Bourne and sounds like a Bourne – what you can see through Paul Greengrass’ shaky-cam and hear of Matt Damon’s strained mumbles, Read More

Bad Moms

Bad Moms

We’ve have bad grandpas and bad bachelors (aka The Hangover films). We’ve seen bad Santas, bad teachers, and bad boys. Now it’s the maternal side of Read More

Nerve

Nerve

Ironic that a would-be sensationalistic, teen-tantric cyber thriller like Nerve would help me crystallize a long-gestating theory on high-concept polemics, but things happen. In essence, it’s Read More

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond pulls off an impressive balancing act. It’s at once a spectacle-filled modern blockbuster, in line with the first two films of the 21st Read More

Lights Out

Lights Out

For many, a fear of the dark trumps all other possible phobias. Maybe it’s the unknown that gets the hairs standing up on the back of Read More

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

There are dual responsibilities for anyone reviewing Ghostbusters: one must address the ridiculous misogynist controversy that has leached itself onto the movie’s existence, and also do Read More

The BFG

The BFG

The BFG is something of a wondrous anomaly coming from Steven Spielberg. On the one hand, it is about as inventive and beautiful as any other 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 Shallows

The Shallows

Gossip Girl versus great white isn’t nearly as cool as it sounds. In The Shallows, the battle of wills between Blake Lively and a merciless killing Read More