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Bill Nye: Science Guy At SXSW 2017

Bill Nye: Science Guy tells the story of Bill Nye, the guy you probably best known for starring in a PBS series that ended every episode with an objectively nerdy parody of a famous pop song. He spent five years doing this, educating the youths of yesterday (and the adults of today) on topics like […]

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Power Rangers Review

Power Rangers is a mystery. First off, how does it exist? That’s bonkers. But also, how does it work? It manages to be innovative, progressive, and just the right amount of referential and reverential at the same time. It’s far from a perfect film—it’s biggest problem is caused precisely by that Megazord-sized ambition—but it gets […]

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Beauty And The Beast Review

Just the same as the hairy, fanged half of titular couple, Beauty and the Beast is a tough nut to crack. Standing on its own, this is a movie that succeeds at quite a bit. It’s beautiful, it sounds a treat, and it has some damn good casting. But as soon as you size it […]

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Logan Review — Logan’s (Final) Run

Logan is necessary. It is vital. Often flirting with perfection, it is the closest thing resembling the ideal finale for Hugh Jackman. It celebrates little of his iconic run as the legendary comic book character, instead opting for an aching, solemn, and resonant dissection of the series. It’s thoughtful and violent—gritty and nuanced—in equal measure, […]

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Get Out Review — Get Onboard

Get Out is a rare, beautiful, frightening film. It has depth beyond depth. Where many other movies would have been satisfied even having two layers while being perfectly effective in its genre, writer and director Jordan Peele wanted to go further, and it went to a place I just can’t stop thinking about. On its […]

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