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It may not be one of the best film posters ever designed, but there’s no denying its eloquence: Surrounded by green leaves and thick roots, a severed human hand lies on the ground. In the grip of its bloody fingers, an iPhone displays Twitter’s latest trends: #JungleGate, #ACTnowUN, #SocialJusticeForAll, #NativeLivesMatter, and #IndigenousLivesMatter...
When we last left our heroes (and at this point, I’m really stretching the definition of that word; seriously, Bill is a bit of a dick and Kaminski is little more than drunken comic relief, albeit his legal acumen and/or ability to baffle with bullshit has come in handy twice)...
It’s an experience I’m sure we’re all familiar with. It’s the middle of the night and you’ve just snuck out of your room for a quick snack. Everyone else is asleep, so you move carefully so as not to wake anyone up---yet every step you take is done in quick tippy-toe sprints, just so you don’t have to stay in the dark too long...
In the first half of this first 2-part episode, the Fear Fan takes a look at the follow up to his favorite Paramount-era Friday the 13th! Does lightning strike twice, or will the series sink to the bottom of Crystal Lake?
Movie Dad is inept, but we're supposed to be sympathetic, Melissa's dad is a jerk, but we're not, and just what exactly is emotional labor anyway?
Snowpiercer was almost a different movie in the US.
Why was this fairly modest mid-'80s comedy enough of a hit to be the auspicious start of so many creative careers? And how has it enjoyed such a lasting impact?
“But like its two predecessors, Beyond’s focus on being fun is at the expense of being something meaningful. It's dumb fun, which more or less sums up the Trek reboot series.”
Some consider this the worst animated movie of all time... and others are comparing it to Sausage Party?
Hello, and welcome back to my Moon Zero Two extended recap. In case you’re new to the Booth, you can catch up by checking out the links to the first four parts here, here, here...
You’ll never recapture the magic of an old movie by imitating it. The story and style were products of their time. Let them go. Only characters are timeless. That’s why we’ll still be lining up to watch Bruce Wayne battle the Joker on the big screen 20 years from now, but any attempt to recreate The Dark Knight is destined to suck.
Maybe I'm being too generous, but I think in light of the context that Suicide Squad was made in, it did the best it could with what it had, but really, it was capable of so much more.
One of the first comic book movies to take the subject matter seriously.
More post-apocalyptic goodness from the Philippines.
“I’m not sure if the network executives understood the irony of making their 100th ‘original’ TV movie a remake of a largely successful film, but I guess since kids today have never heard of Elisabeth Shue or even know anything about the 1980s, it counts as an ‘original’ idea.”
“...By which I mean the greatness rests in the first one and half of Reloaded. Matrix: Revolutions contains 0% greatness, 40% stupidity, and 60% boredom.”
An emotional road trip vampire movie.
“This film basically states that criminals’ rights are often at the expense of the rights of those who have been victimized. This allows viewers such as yours truly to look at Dirty Harry as something of a modern-day Man With No Name.”