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Review: The Hunt

Rich people do a lot. Money opens many doors. They get away with a lot too. I get that. Ever had to fight a traffic ticket? Notice the line of lawyers at the bar who always get to deal with the judge first. They don't even wait in line to g...

 
 
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Review: Never Rarely Sometimes Always

As a nation, America has come a long way in the past 100 years. Things aren't perfect, but policies and laws have enabled minorities and women the ability to be treated as individuals against their fellow man. Some fight back against these ...

 
 
 
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Hank Azaria basically confirms he's done voicing Apu

For more than three decades, actor Hank Azaria has been providing a multitude of voices for the hit Fox series The Simpsons. While most people didn't think much of him voicing an Indian character back in the 90s, some questions about the pr...

 
 
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Stop talking about Oscar snubs

Earlier today, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science announced the nominees for the 92nd Academy Awards. With a huge swath of movies nominated for a variety of awards, it's bound to be a time of celebration and praise for the film...

 
 
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Richard Jewell may be the most controversial film of 2019

2019 has been a year loaded with conflict and backlash, but no other film seems to have caused as much of an uproar as Clint Eastwood's Richard Jewell. A bio-drama based on the events of the bombing at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, G...

 
 
 
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Kevin Feige talks about the Scorsese controversy

If you follow Marvel Studios at all, you will have heard about the controversy surrounding legendary director Martin Scorsese. He takes umbrage with Marvel films and other so-called "popcorn entertainment." He says that they are not "cinema...

 
 
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Finding Jack director responds to CGI James Dean controversy

This week has been a tumultuous one for production company Magic City Films. After announcing on Wednesday that its Vietnam-era war film Finding Jack would feature a CGI James Dean as a supporting cast member, various actors took to Twitter...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Do Joker and Watchmen set a dangerous precedent?

If I can step away from my platform as a film critic for just a second, I want to acknowledge that America today has some issues. Regardless of your perspective on the current political climate, all you need to do is to turn on the news and...

 
 
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South Park gets renewed through 2022

It'll likely be a surprise to no one, but Comedy Central has renewed the edgy, satire-laden comedy series South Park through 2022. Once the most shocking show on TV, South Park has remained a source of comedy gold for over two decades. Crea...

 
 
 
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Shannon Lee and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar bite back at Tarantino

A few days ago, director Quentin Tarantino defended the portrayal of legendary martial artist Bruce Lee in his film Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Claiming Lee was "kind of an arrogant guy," Tarantino wasn't having anything that Lee's daugh...

 
 
 
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The real reason #NotMyArielle is trending

Last week, Disney began to reveal some information on its upcoming The Little Mermaid live-action remake. Along with some rumored casting choices, the house of mouse confirmed that Halle Bailey would be playing the role of protagonist Ariel...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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This year's Academy Awards will be a complete disaster

I love to hate the Oscars, but I also hate that I love them.  For the past several years I've had a tradition where I try to see as many Oscar Best Picture nominees as I can. I want to see which movies were considered the best of their...

 
 
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Kevin Hart out as Oscar host over decade old tweets

I have never been a fan of Kevin Hart. It's not that I don't like the guy or think that he's annoying, but it's simply because I don't find him funny. I acknowledge that humor is subjective, so when a friend of mine tells me that he finds K...

 
 
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Review: Assassination Nation

I'm not going to lie about Assassination Nation. The content in this movie is, frankly, uncomfortable to sit through. The movie begins by showing trigger warnings of all of the horrible things that happen over the course movie and tell...

 
 
 
 
 
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Bruce Willis declares that Die Hard is not a Christmas movie

At the end of his yet-to-be-aired Comedy Central Roast, famed action star and older Joseph Gordon-Levitt Bruce Willis made a declaration that sent shockwaves around the world. "Die Hard is not a Christmas movie!" shouted the unfriendly...

 
 
 
 
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Great Wall director speaks up about White Washing

Last week the first trailer for The Great Wall dropped, and as it was a movie about China with its lead being not Chinese cries of white washing went up. And it is, of course, white washing. It would make a lot more sense to have a ful...

 
 
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Paramount bans screenings of Team America: World Police

After yesterday's news that The Interview (why?) would no longer be releasing on December 25 (if ever) many smaller theaters announced that they would instead be screening Team America: World Police, which, as we all remember, features...

 
 
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UPDATE: The Interview basically dead as major chains yank it

[UPDATE: In response to the mass cancelations by theaters, Sony has officially halted the film's release. The language of the statement implies that it will come out eventually, but there's no indication of when that might be.] Well, I...

 
 
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Ridley Scott addresses Exodus: Gods and Kings' White cast

Casting in Hollywood has always been predominantly White. You can argue about certain stars or certain roles, but that's the cold, hard truth. Regardless of the film, the leads have always been a certain race, and in a perfect world, I coul...

 
 




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Blood Quantum"Blood, gore, zombies... social commentary"

 

Capone"The Fonz freaks out"

 

Tribeca Asia"Boring me to death"

 

Tribeca Banksy Most Wanted"The real invisible man"

 

Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"

 

Tribeca Ainu Mosir"Kuma killer"

 

The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"

 

Extraction"It's all we got"

 

The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"

 

Agent Toby Barks"That's the ticket"

 

For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"

 

Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"

 

Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"

 

Butt Boy"Solid"

 

We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"

 

Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"

 

Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"

 

Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"

 

Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"

 

Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"

 
 
 
 
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