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How do you go about reproducing the charm and timeless appeal of one of Disney’s most celebrated animated films in a live-action format? Quite frankly, you don’t. Or perhaps…

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Leave it to a superhero film about a character with claws to stab the heart of its audience and make it feel like a handshake. A film that’s theoretically over 15 years in the…

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There are so many sudden and extreme moments of brain-nauseating excess in A Cure For Wellness, the new film by director Gore Verbinski, that it might as well be called Trigger Warning:…

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When The Lego Movie arrived in theaters back in 2014, it was something of a surprise. An animated film based on featureless, colored building blocks ended up being a deceptively deep…

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In the debate over the lack of female superheroes headlining films, one name often gets left out: Milla Jovovich, star of the Resident Evil franchise. While her character may not have…

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Or as it might better be known, Killing in the Name of the MacGuffin. What is a MacGuffin? Glad you asked. Alfred Hitchcock coined the term decades ago, referring to anything that drives…

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War is hell. That’s a fact that most of the films in the Star Wars franchise have glossed over, despite the fact that the series’ main conflict involves an armed rebellion…

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Sometimes we have to look backward to move forward, and that’s especially true in the case of Moana, the latest animated feature by Disney. While ostensibly another iteration…

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Too often, when something is labeled “science fiction”, it often just means “set in space.” This is especially true of film, and while action/sci-fi and horror/sci-fi…

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One thing lacking in both the Marvel and DC Cinematic Universes is something that seems so fundamental to the superhero mythos: magic. Both franchises have alluded to it, with cosmic…

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For 35 years, there has been one undisputed Queen of Halloween, one gal whose ample assets have bounced her to the top and kept her there: Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. With her quick…

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Like a strange genetic hybrid of X-Men and Harry Potter covered in a high-gloss coat of candy-colored, Hot Topic-approved eccentricity, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children…

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It might be hard to believe, but back in the dark days of 1999 when people huddled around tube-based televisions in fear of packs of marauding boy bands, The Blair Witch Project was…

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The best fairy tales are the ones that don’t seem like what modern audiences have come to think of as “fairy tales.” While the original purpose of fairy tales was…

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What if you threw a superhero party and didn’t recognize anybody who showed up? That’s sort of the vibe given off by Suicide Squad, the third film in  the unsteady,…

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The Star Trek film franchise has always had a hard time balancing the ideas and humanity of original series swith the high-powered action that cinematic audiences expect in a sci-fi…

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