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I hate comic book movies (d’you think it shows?)

This movie sucks (and so do you) Whatever happened to scholarship, whatever happened to standards? Why are there no good, reliable movie critics these days? Where have you gone, Pauline Kael and Andrew Sarris? We miss you Manny Farber and … Continue reading

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Stupid movies for stupid people

Three cheers for Mark Kermode. In a recent article on Britain’s Guardian newspaper site, he writes about the sorry state of contemporary cinema and, I think, lays the blame where it properly belongs:  the average film-goer. The blockbuster mentality didn’t … Continue reading

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