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Deadpool 2

Deadpool 2 plays within the same flashback narrative and irreverent sense of humour that made its R-rated predecessor a hit.  The new changes are behind the camera, with director David Leitch (John Wick, Atomic Blonde) picking up where Tim Miller left off.

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Criminal

The premise of Criminal involves an ex-con being used as a vessel to contribute to an ongoing investigation by the CIA.  Information and memories are transferred via a scientific procedure from a recently murdered agent to the agency’s newly hired hand.  This set-up is bonkers, but the cast sells it as best as they can.

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Deadpool

Are you burnt out on superheroes?  I certainly am.  It feels as if not a month goes by without hearing buzz about the latest Marvel team-up or sneak peaks at upcoming comic book blockbusters.  If you’re like me, Deadpool is the antidote you’ve been craving.

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Going In and Coming Out: Self/Less

By: Anthony King GOING IN: There are a lot of films out there that help us escape our lives and live out a fantasy.  For men in particular, some want to be an international spy who always gets the lady, an astronaut exploring the galaxy, a mobster in a fancy suit tossing out the kiss of death left and right… or some of us just want to be able to discard our gross bodies and be…

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R.I.P.D.

By: Addison Wylie This past Summer, R.I.P.D. received poisonous word-of-mouth and was considered a box office bomb.  But, it wasn’t enough to push me away from seeing it. Call me a fool, but R.I.P.D. looked like it was up my alley.  It looked like something I would want to see during some sunny doldrums.  It looked like the right type of escapism that could be compared to the likes of Mystery Men. Now, having watched R.I.P.D., I understand…

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The Croods

By: Addison Wylie TV spots for the Dreamworks/20th Century Fox collaboration entitled The Croods describe the prehistoric family as “the first modern family” – I suppose, trying to connect this new animated family to a current popular commodity. It shouldn’t stoop that low because The Croods is a good film and has every right to stand on its own. Grugg (voiced by Nicolas Cage who sounds as if he’s been longing for an animated role)…