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The Jungle Book Remake Wants to Be a Man-Cub, Too

By James Scott | Wednesday, April 27, 5:31 pm
Director Jon Favreau skillfully treads the delicate line between beloved musical cartoon of yore and modern action blockbuster.

Hardcore Henry Brings First-Person POV Violence to the Big Screen

By James Scott | Thursday, April 14, 2:41 pm
Is first-person POV a new technique, or is it just a gimmick?

“Impossible” Becomes “I’m Possible” in Hello, My Name Is Doris

By James Scott | Sunday, April 3, 1:49 pm
Gidget, Norma Rae, and Forrest Gump's mom lusts after a guy half her age.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Mythologizes America’s Current Divide

I don't like Snyder's vision of Superman, but it is a vision, and it's coherent.

J.J. Abrams Invites Us All Down to “10 Cloverfield Lane”

Is "10 Cloverfield Lane" the long-awaited sequel to "Cloverfield"? Can't tell.

Low-Budget “The Witch” Delivers Paranoid Puritan Chills

Half the people I know want to hear about The Witch and the other half are asking, "What, you haven't seen it yet?"

Brotherly Love Highlighted in Indie “Manson Family Vacation”

How far would you be willing to go to help your brother on his life's journey?

Miss Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy Contend with “Pride and Prejudice and Zombies”

Happily, the characters could be transplanted into a "straight" adaptation of Austen and would work just fine.

How “The X-Files” Helped Change Television

Trust no one.

DiCaprio Fights the Elements, Indigenous Peoples, Bears, and Mad Max in “The Revenant”

The "revenge" storyline isn't the star. The stars are DiCaprio's ferocious performance and the frigid cinematography.

Tarantino Stages “The Hateful Eight” in Winter Hell

The Hateful Eight may be Tarantino's talkiest film, but it's good talk.

Abrams Substitutes Realistic for Mythic in “Star Wars The Force Awakens”

Can there be worse things than discovering your own father is the galaxy's worst villain? Yeah, there can be.

Thor Battles Moby Dick “In the Heart of the Sea”

How can a movie about 19th-century whaling be science fiction? I'll tell you how I get there.

You Better Be Good, You Better Not Pout, Because “Krampus” Is Coming to Town

He's making a list and checking it twice.

“Creed” Grants Stallone One Last Mythic Turn as His Signature Character

Taking something done a thousand times and putting a fresh spin on it is no mean feat.

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