Critic’s Corner: Dawn of Disarray

Ever since the tepid critical reception of “Man of Steel” in 2013, DC Comics has tried to play a major game of catch-up with Marvel, which has essentially held a monopoly on the superhero genre since they premiered their Marvel Cinematic Universe in 2008. I immediately had doubts when DC announced a slew of films […]

Critic’s Corner: Zootopia is Zoo-Pendous

We live in a society in which xenophobia reigns: Muslims, homosexuals, the trans* community and people of color are just a few examples of populations that are exploited by the media and politicians. A new movie presents a commentary on these issues and it isn’t some serious drama—it is a bright, wildly zany animated film […]

“The Witch” is Scary Good

The horror genre seldom gets anything fresh and revolutionary—until now. Robert Egger’s “The Witch,” a surprise hit from last year’s Sundance Film Festival, brings forth into an atmospheric world full of terror and paranoia that never cheapens itself with jump-scares or silly gimmicks. Taking place less than a century before the infamous Salem Witch Trials, […]

Deadpool Hits His Bullseye

I’m getting pretty tired of superhero movies. Over the past eight years, there have been twelve Marvel Cinematic Universe films alone (not counting X-Men or DC movies). Like Westerns way back in the day, most people love and will pay to see these kinds of films; but they have a repetitious and formulaic feel that […]

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