Chiwetel Ejiofor

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Oct 18 2019

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) – Movie Review

To be honest, 2014’s Maleficent was off-putting to me, but not in a bad way; that it made me feel uncomfortable was one of the film’s strong points. Here was a movie which had the balls to make its bones with metaphors for the patriarchy, date rape, single parenthood, and unwanted children. Maleficent has now […]
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Nov 4 2016

Doctor Strange

“I want to have so much behind me, I’m not a slave to what’s in front of me… especially these… flavorless, unremarkable Marvel Movies.” “Oh, they are SO not a big deal!” “I know!” “It’s just all there is!” — Annie Edison and Jeff Winger, “Community: Emotional Consequences of Broadcast Television” To a certain extent, […]
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Feb 26 2016

Triple 9

Director John Hillcoat  (“Lawless”) takes a page from David Ayer’s playbook with his dim perspective of law enforcement in the violent crime thriller “Triple 9”, which follows a gang of bank robbers embroiled in a heist that spirals out of control. A multi-character drama with talent to spare, Hillcoat’s foray into the urban jungle proves an invigorating […]
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Sep 17 2015

Z for Zachariah

Most post-apocalyptic movies feature some sort of zombie outbreak, or at least a good car chase (as in the case of this year’s nonstop “Mad Max: Fury Road”). “Z for Zachariah” has neither,  unless discovering how to manually pump fuel in order to resurrect the family tractor somehow counts as the latter. But it’s with good […]
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