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‘Crazy Rich Asians” is both a romantic comedy about the ridiculously nutty interactions among family members gathered for a wedding in Singapore and a commentary about ridiculously wealthy people who aren’t Americans. more
Dean Devlin is a producer best known for blockbuster pictures, such as "Independence Day," "Godzilla" and "Stargate." But, as a director, his rather light resume now lists a … more
Either somebody at Marvel read my mind or the suits in charge have been playing one heck of a long game. Some time back I complained that superhero movies have fallen into a … more
A good horror movie, at least to this writer’s mind, is made of several tried and true formulas ... more
Many of Steven Spielberg's movies are chapters in a long tome on lost innocence, broken families yearning to be repaired and nostalgia for a past when certain warm and fuzzy … more
Unlike the noisy and quickly tiresome "Transformers" franchise (yes, I said it), when director Guillermo del Toro adapted (and presented) Travis Beacham's comic book into the … more
Director Eli Roth isn't exactly recognized for his subtlety. Known for extreme torture-horror flicks, such as "Hostel," "Cabin Fever" and "The Green Inferno," he's risen to … more
Director Francis Lawrence — who helmed three "Hunger Games" movies, the cultish "Constantine," the inadvertently silly "I Am Legend," plus a slew of music videos for the … more
The somewhat ironic death of T'Challa's father in "Captain America: Civil War" (2016) introduced audiences to Black Panther, his super-hero alter ego. That moment, however, … more
‘Unable to perceive the shape of You, I find You all around me. Your presence fills my eyes with Your love, It humbles my heart, For You are everywhere” — Guillermo del Toro more
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