Ed Skrein

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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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Dec 13 2018

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018) – Movie Review-

Award-winning writer/director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight) stuns with his adaptation of James Baldwin’s If Beale Street Could Talk, making plain the struggle of young African-Americans in the early 1970s. Tackling societal pressure, social mores, gender roles, abuse of power, religious hypocrisy, and – above all – love, If Beale Street Could Talk is a gorgeously-shot and […]
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Feb 6 2016

Deadpool

If you don’t know what a teabag is—and I don’t mean the Earl Grey kind—then “Deadpool” might not be for you. Marvel gives itself a full reach-around in this gloriously profane comic book adaptation, which stars Ryan Reynolds as bottom-feeding mercenary Wade Wilson, and director Tim Miller wildly overcompensates for the watered-down version of the character we […]
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