The better Mystique: Rebecca Romijn or Jennifer Lawrence? (X-Men Xamined Part 1)

Reports these days have suggested that the release of next year’s Dark Phoenix will probably mark the end of 20th Century Fox’s X-Men franchise, which started back in 2000. 20th Century Fox was acquired by Disney (who owns Marvel) at the end of 2017, so the possibility of the X-Men being rebooted and relaunched into […]

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Does anyone even remember that ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ film from last year?

It must have been pretty weird for some folks at Disney last year. Pirates of the Caribbean, the once stellar franchise inspired by their theme park ride, released a fifth installment, Dead Men Tell No Tales (or Salazar’s Revenge in some countries) to very lukewarm reception. It was a far cry from its heyday. During […]

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‘Deadpool 2’ is nonsensical fun but offers nothing new (review)

This article contains mild spoilers. It’s easy not to take Deadpool 2 seriously. The sequel to the 2016 box office smash is full of graphic slapstick, fourth-wall-breaking banter and sentimental throwback music that made the first film a groundbreaking superhero hit… although Deadpool 2 doesn’t bring anything new to the table. Ryan Reynolds returns as […]

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