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Mar 28 2018

Ready Player One

Here’s the key to enjoying Steven Spielberg’s adaptation of Ernest Cline’s novel Ready Player One: Realize the film’s $175 million budget covered the filmmaking and what rights to various properties they could afford. Were they to include every little detail of the book, the film’s budget would have been at least triple that. So right […]
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Mar 8 2018

A Wrinkle In Time

Director Ava DuVernay’s adapation of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time can be likened to a Maypole. At its center is a very solid adventure featuring two loveable, precocious children looking for their father under the most adverse of circumstances. Everything else waving and fluttering around it is certainly eye-catching and engaging, but never feels […]
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Feb 9 2018

Peter Rabbit

Ever wondered what it would be like if you took a beloved character from children’s literature and gave it a modern-day facelift? Imagine no further, as Peter Rabbit has just done it for you, with all the cuteness of Beatrix Potter’s fabled 1902 creation combined with the YouTube generation’s nasty bite and mean spirit. Throw […]
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