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A review of ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’

“We peddle perception, thin as a bubble.” “Velvet Buzzsaw” (2019), written and directed by Dan Gilroy, is a playground for postmodern anxieties. This satirical horror embodies what philosopher Jean Baudrillard…



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20,000 leagues above my expectations

“Justice League” is the comic-bookest comic book movie I’ve ever seen. There are boomtubes and motherboxes and parademons, beautiful Jack Kirby nonsense. There’s Aquaman, chugging whiskey in slow motion while…



Elle Woods being pulled into a black hole, never to escape. Image by Ida Logg.

Movie Review: Legally Blonde

Ah, yes. What a classic. “Legally Blonde” challenges our views about what it means to be a blonde girl. Elle Woods “transforms” from a stereotypical characterization of a blonde “fashionista” into…





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Movie Review: The Revenant

1 SAG Award. 3 Golden Globes. 5 BAFTA Awards. And the Oscars are next week. On top of all the awards and nominations director Alejandro González Iñárritu’s raw, gripping tale…





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Does “The Rite” have the right stuff?

David Clements Staff Reporter Renowned actor Sir Anthony Hopkins returned to the horror scene this weekend with the release of his supernatural thriller “The Rite.” Director Mikael Håfström’s film is…