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  • Nashville
  • Gremlins 2: The New Batch
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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  • Black Friday

    ★★★

  • Slumber Party Massacre

    ★★★★

  • Reklaw

    ★★★½

  • Dune

    ★★★½

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  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    "Star Wars" is, like it or not, our generation's mythology. It changed what blockbuster were supposed to be, for good and evil (noting that the film 20th Century Fox expected to be their box-office champ of 1977 was a Sydney Sheldon melodrama, perhaps it's for the better cinema didn't follow the Fox executives' predictions). And the extension of that mythology has had ... well, let's say, mixed results in the popular imagination. For some, the rot set in when the…

  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

    ★★★

    There's a certain kind of monkey's paw situation when you agree to direct a big blockbuster film - you get all the resources and publicity and eyeballs, but in exchange subtle themes and careful plot points go out the window. Instead it's all loudness and blatantly stating your themes like thesis statements and grand gestures for the lowest common denominator. Wonder Woman 84 has a couple of requirements it's decided to meet - introduce a new female nemesis for Wonder…