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“Cars Can’t Fly, Dom! Cars Can’t Fly!”

Well, I reviewed Fast and Furious 6. Might as well review Furious 7. When it comes to one-upping the previous movie on completely ludicrous stunts . . . this is a “hold my beer” franchise, isn’t it? Advertisements

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“At Least I Get To See Her. Even If She Is Being Chased By a Psycho With a Machete.”

When I first heard about The Final Girls back in August, I was totally delighted by the concept and I had every intention of watching the movie in theater. Unfortunately, I then discovered that this was not meant to be, for the film had … Continue reading

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“Anything Happens in That Five Minutes, And I’m Yours.”

I watched my last modern noir of the year. I like Drive — it’s stylish and well-crafted — but I don’t love it the way I might have hoped.

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“If You Ain’t Want Him Killed, Why Did You Leave Him With Me?”

Noir is well-known for private detective protagonists, down-on-their-luck protagonists, and just generally kind of surly protagonists. It’s also, unfortunately, a genre made up almost entirely of white protagonists. And then we have Easy Rawlins. I watched Devil in a Blue Dress … Continue reading

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