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In the first “Guardians of the Galaxy” movie, Peter Quill (Chris Pratt) tells a creature who captured him that he’s also known as “Star-Lord,” an obvious superhero name he just made up because it sounded cool. more
Despite glossy, high-tech production values and big-name acting talent, “The Circle” is, alas, as shallow as a Facebook friend request from somebody with one obscure person in common. more
You know something is wrong the first time we see Donnie Darko (Jake Gyllenhaal) lying in the middle of a hilltop road. Is he injured? Is he dead? more
I think it's a great thing when an actor gets a gig in a long-running franchise. I'm sure the casts of superhero series are happy as clams to have steady high-paying work. more
It’s like they look at the gorgeous and painstaking artwork that goes into creating these epic works of cinematic wonder and assume it’s an attempt to replicate what a camera, sets and costumes can do – or that animé is somehow inferior because it’s virtually handmade. more
Paige O’Hara, the voice of Belle from the beloved 1991 Disney animated film of “Beauty and the Beast,” was perfect. And so was most of the movie in the way it married dynamic, colorful and imaginative visuals to thrilling music by Alan Menken that brought the Brothers Grimm tale to life. more
When Peter Jackson did “King Kong” back in 2005, it was a lovingly made homage to the original 1933 Merian C. Cooper-Ernest B. Schoedsack black-and-white classic, which had a clear beginning, middle and rather conclusive end. more
The song “Hurt,” written by Trent Reznor and sung by the late Johnny Cash, kept running through my head as I watched the opening sequences of the new “X-Men” film, “Logan.” more
What is it that defines a man, a real man? Aside from the obvious symbols that ultimately mean nothing, can a man just be? Can a man honestly respond to his deep-down nature because it is who he is? more
There is a lot of vastness in the space between planets, but probably none as big as the plot holes in this manipulative teen romance. more
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