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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Lost in time: Why didn’t Doctor Strange reverse time in ‘Avengers: Infinity War’?

This article contains spoilers. Time is without a doubt one of the most complex storytelling devices known to mere mortal writers. When fantasy and sci-fi writers dabble with time manipulation and time travel in their stories, readers and viewers tend to be lost in a sea of doubts and questions. The Time Stone is one […]

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