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‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ Is One of Action Cinema’s Greatest Peaks

Brian Marks
Mission: Impossible – Fallout Directed and Written by Christopher McQuarrie 2018/USA Despite all the talk of immersive cinema, new technologies that are meant to make film more immediate and grand, perhaps no movie franchise is more immersive than the Mission: Impossible films. The newest, Mission: Impossible – Fallout, is the strongest...
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Fantasia 2018: ‘Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura’ Is Saved by Its Strong Cast

Brian Marks
Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura Directed and Written by Takashi Yamazaki 2017/Japan Destiny: The Tale of Kamakura is a film displaced in time. It seems to yearn for a simpler time, free of worry and constraint, imbued with a child-like sense of wonder. There’s not much rhyme or reason to...