‘Atomic Blonde’ Looks Great But Pulls Too Many Punches

Atomic Blonde was directed by David Leitch, the stunt mastermind and co-director of the action-favorite, John Wick. Based on the graphic novel The Coldest City, this is a spy film with all the right moves, but does that hold true for the story itself? Advertisements

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‘The Fate of the Furious’ Is Both Better And Worse Than Its Predecessors

The Fate of the Furious is an easy film to understand just by taking a second look at its title, which feels designed for a hashtag (F8), rather than something new or creatively crafted.

Review: ‘Kubo and the Two Strings’ Is a Leap Forward for Stop-Motion Animation

With Kubo, it’s all about the journey, not necessarily the destination.

My Top 10 Movies of 2015 (So Far)

Summer is about to kickoff, so I thought it would be fun to look back on the best films of Winter and Spring 2015. There are a few films I haven’t seen this year (yet) that may sway this list, and I’ll list them at the bottom. I’ve made a

Forget a Sequel, ‘Hancock’ Should Just Be a TV Series

Imagine the best parts about the 2008 Will Smith film with none of the weird stuff from the third act. Over 13 episodes. Interested yet?

Review: ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

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I’m still processing Mad Max: Fury Road. I’m still wrapping my head around the visuals, the world-building, the bold color palette, and what everyone else in the world is talking about right now: the action.

Let’s just get this out of the way. I’ve never seen any of the previous Mad Max” films (just parts of Road Warrior). I went into Fury Road blind, though that will be remedied very soon.

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Is ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ About to Become The Best Movie of 2015?

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I knew something was up when film reviewer Chris Stuckmann awarded the fourth Mad Max movie an “A+.” And when The Dissolve gave its second ever 5 star rating to the Tom Hardy/Charlize Theron film.

Now the film is even getting praise from traditional outlets. AP is calling it a “poetic masterpiece.” Chicago Tribune claims it makes Furious 7 look like Curious George. The George Miller movie has a stunning 99% on Rotten Tomatoes at this time. I don’t think I’ve heard of this much praise about a fourth sequel since Rocky IV, not that I was even alive back then.

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