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Review-In-A-Flash: “Tolkien”!

Sometimes I’m too drugged up on cold meds to tap out a full piece. Sometimes everything I’ve got to say about a film can be summarized in a few sentences, or stream of consciousness. So herewith, a quick-n-dirty on…Tolkien! “Lock … Continue reading

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“Pokémon: Detective Pikachu”

“Me? I don’t wear underwear. I’m not modest.” Story: Twenty-something Tim is told his estranged father Harry died under mysterious circumstances. When he heads to Ryme City, a place where Pokémon and humans live in harmony, Tim is told his … Continue reading

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“Long Shot” shoots and scores

“THIS IS THE NEWS!” Story: Fred Flarsky wants to be a stick-it-to-the-man journalist. But when his indie paper gets bought out by the big boys, he quits…just in time to run into his former babysitter, Charlotte Field. Secretary of State … Continue reading

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“Avengers: Endgame” is a fitting – and LONG – tribute to the last 10 years of the MCU

[editor’s note: this is the kind of review you get when Publish is hit while writing, rather than Draft. Still, I avoided spoilers. Go me.] “Oh. This is nice.” This movie is long. This movie feels long. And it’s 100% … Continue reading

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The MCU and DCEU could learn from “Fast Color”

“Hi, Mom.” Story: It hasn’t rained for eight years, making water the world’s most prized resource. In this dried-out landscape, Ruth has been on the run and battling addiction, but decides to head home when the world becomes too much … Continue reading

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Catching Up Review: “Hellboy” could have been great, but it’s not.

Because sometimes I don’t get to a screening, or a film just isn’t screened for press. Herewith, my take on the Hellboy reboot! It is, however, a whole lot of messy, stupid fun if you can get past the screenplay … Continue reading

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“Shazam!” flies high

“I’m a foster mom – what’s your superpower?” Story: Billy Batson only wants one thing in this world; to be reunited with the mother he was separated from during a busy carnival when he was a toddler. But Billy’s gonna … Continue reading

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