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April 21, 2018
Cowboy Bebop

Easy Come, Easy Go: Memories of ‘Cowboy Bebop’ (20th Anniversary)

For its 20th anniversary, Maxwell N takes a personal look back at "Cowboy Bebop" and his first impressions of the revolutionary show.
April 20, 2018
Ghost Stories

‘Ghost Stories’ Makes for Compelling Horror — Until the End

It’s a pleasure to watch 'Ghost Stories' and see how well executed the segments are, and how they actually seem to fit together — at least until the ending.
April 19, 2018

Cinema’s Ultimate Jerks #13: Biff Tannen (Back to the Future 2)

Cinema's Ultimate Jerks is a celebration of the characters we love to hate in the movies we love to love. They're not always the main villains - and sometimes they're not even villains at all - but they're definitely jerks.
April 16, 2018
Dwayne Johnson in Rampage

‘Rampage’ Kindly Asks You Leave Your Brain at the Door

'Rampage' could have turned into something fun and absurd, but the filmmakers instead completely misjudge the material.
April 16, 2018
My Neighbor Totoro

30 Years Later, ‘My Neighbor Totoro’ Remains The Greatest Children’s Movie

It has been 30 years since the release of My Neighbor Totoro, and it's safe to say that no film, animated or otherwise, has ever come close to expressing the same unique sense of wonderment and joy.
April 16, 2018
Jason Statham in The Meg

‘The Meg’ Trailer Shows That Monster Movies Are Better When They’re Silly

With a budget of $150 million, 'Meg' is by far the most expensive shark movie ever made (Jaws was made for only $7 million).
April 12, 2018
Beirut Header

‘Beirut’ is a Deadly Serious Old-School Thriller

'Beirut' is aimed at moviegoers seeking smart, mid-budget, non-franchise films.
April 12, 2018

Cinema’s Ultimate Jerks #12: Biff Tannen (Back to the Future)

Cinema's Ultimate Jerks is a celebration of the characters we love to hate in the movies we love to love.
April 10, 2018
A Quiet Place

‘A Quiet Place’ is Best Seen and Not Heard — Or Pondered

As long as you don't think about the logistical shortcomings, 'A Quiet Place' is an effective creature feature.
April 8, 2018
Grave of the Fireflies

Isao Takahata Reinvented The Possibilities Of Animated Film

Isao Takahata died on April 5th, at the age of 82. Here we look back on his incredibly legacy, and how he reinvented the world of animation.
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