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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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“Us” is a wild ride that shows Jordan Peele has more stories worth telling

“Stick with me and I’ll keep you safe. Okay?” Story: Adelaide Wilson does not like the beach in Santa Cruz. Why would she, when a terrifying event happened to her back in ’86? But now she’s grown with kids of … Continue reading

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“Captain Marvel” aims high, and succeeds

“Good kitty.” Story: Girls just wanna have fun y’all. And what’s fun for Kree warrior Vers is to finally get the chance to prove herself on a mission. But things start to unravel as Vers finds herself having images of … Continue reading

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“The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part”

“IT WAS PERFECTLY FINE WITHOUT RAISINS!” Story: When we last left our gang of LEGO pals, they were faced with an invasion by DUPLO monsters. But several years have gone by since then, and let’s just say that things aren’t … Continue reading

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Rapid Review: “Beautiful Boy”

(Because really; award season means you’re trying to winnow down the musts from the must-pass.) Disjointed and choppy. I understand that’s probably what the director is going for, to echo the feelings of addiction and living with a loved one … Continue reading

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