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‘Yono and the Celestial Elephants’ Oddly Succeeds In Mixing Gameplay Simplicity With Philosophical Sophistication
Though the dichotomies of 'Yono and the Celestial Elephants' present a strange time, they also make for a very pleasant way to pass it.
The best sci-fi tends to have a reach that extend their grasps, but 'Blade Runner 2049' is content to fixate on its own world than look to the heavens.
Like in the films, the quest for answers will most likely take us to the far reaches of both space and credibility.
'3FT Ball & Souls' starts well, but eventually drop a bomb of naivete with a final message that could be summed up by an office inspirational poster.
'The Untouchables' reminds audiences that once upon a time, our larger-than-life champions could save the day in style.
Wearing its passionate, bloody heart on its sleeve, mother! is the gift of all gifts for those who love movies: a fountain of cinematic and philosophical conversation wrapped up in skillfully bold genre filmmaking.
'IT' is a well-crafted coming-of-age story that engages even as it plays things a tad too safe for a story involving a supernatural killer clown.
'Blood Honey' is can't quite reach B(ee)-movie thriller goodness.
Hands-on with Nintendo's galactic bounty hunter in 'Metroid: Samus Returns'
This years qualifying round was a big improvement over the 2015 version.