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Aquaman: Review

As the dust settled on this crumbling universe, only two characters seemed to have any staying power: Wonder Woman, who faces a precarious future in her 1980s sequel, and Aquaman, whose standalone origin film presents an opportunity for a fresh start. Distancing himself from Batman and the Man of Steel, the aquatic demigod’s only remaining …

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The Ballad Of Buster Scruggs: Review

Initially conceived as a series, the project ultimately evolved into an anthology of six Western tales. Genre enthusiasts will appreciate the thematic diversity and varied narrative styles, which include a bloody musical, a “Léon”-like slow-burn, a stagecoach conversation, a prairie love story, and an epic landscape painting. While the inconsistency in pacing and style undermines …

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Widows: Review

Steve McQueen, whose career took an Oscar-winning turn four years ago with the socially poignant film “12 Years a Slave,” continues to explore themes of race and identity in his latest thriller, “Widows.” This time, he combines racial themes with a powerful portrayal of female strength, making it a contender for another round of awards. …

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Creed II: Review

Adonis Creed has established himself as the heavyweight champion, earning his stripes without riding on his father’s coattails. While he enjoys the luxuries of life in a Philadelphia apartment, Viktor Drago subsists on cold proteins in Kiev’s bleak housing blocks, under the stern gaze of his father, Ivan. Both fighters look weary yet hungry, seeking …

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Kin: Review

Retro science fiction, if we can call it a subgenre, has been enjoying a surge in popularity lately. JJ Abrams paid homage to this style in Super 8, and the series Stranger Things became a global sensation. Producer Shawn Levy, known for directing films like Night at the Museum and Real Steel, played a significant …

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Outlaw King: Review

David Mackenzie has repeatedly emphasized in interviews that his film, Outlaw King, is not a sequel to Braveheart. While it may not be in the same league as Gibson’s blockbuster, it is certainly a cinematic experience that demands a big screen or high-quality television, and Netflix doesn’t disappoint in this aspect. From the first shot, …

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