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Why ‘Solo’ Is Paint-By-Numbers ‘Star Wars’ Fan Fiction
2 months ago

Why ‘Solo’ Is Paint-By-Numbers ‘Star Wars’ Fan Fiction

The cogs behind Disney’s massive “Star Wars” investment have never been so … obvious.

It’s foolish to ignore the marketing might behind the space saga. Every step of the franchise …
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5 Ways Disney Is Killing the ‘Star Wars’ Golden Goose
5 months ago

5 Ways Disney Is Killing the ‘Star Wars’ Golden Goose

All was well with The Force five-plus years ago.

Disney purchased the “Star Wars” saga, and all that comes with it, from George Lucas in 2012 for a whopping $4 …
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Caution: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Is Exactly What You Wanted
10 months ago

Caution: ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Is Exactly What You Wanted

“Blade Runner 2049” might just be a perfect sequel. There’s a catch, of course.

By perfect we mean the film doesn’t just continue the story started in the 1982 original. …
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Why ‘Blade Runner: Final Cut’ Hasn’t Aged a Minute
11 months ago

Why ‘Blade Runner: Final Cut’ Hasn’t Aged a Minute

There’s always a moment when you spot a film classic’s age spots.

It could be a dated reference, a character who would never be written that way now or a …
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6 Reasons ‘Temple of Doom’ Is the 2nd Best Indy Film
11 months ago

6 Reasons ‘Temple of Doom’ Is the 2nd Best Indy Film

No sane soul doubts which Indiana Jones movie is the best (so far).

“Raiders of the Lost Ark,” an homage to classic film serials, is a near-perfect movie. Action. Adventure. …
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11 Essential Bad Ass Han Solo Lines
1 year ago

11 Essential Bad Ass Han Solo Lines

What do you think of when you hear “Han Solo” and “shooting?”

“Han shot first.” Of course.

We might get more epic Han Solo lines in the next …
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HiT Rewind: ‘Indiana Jones/Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ (2008)
2 years ago

HiT Rewind: ‘Indiana Jones/Kingdom of the Crystal Skull’ (2008)

Nor that the last time he rode into the cinematic sunset cell phones were almost as big as our heads.

They just wanted their whip-crackin‘, fedora wearin’ hero back. Steven …
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Will Harrison Ford’s Indy Go the Full Pee-wee?
2 years ago

Will Harrison Ford’s Indy Go the Full Pee-wee?

At first glance, the action hero has nothing in common with Paul Reubens’ signature role, the child-like star of “Pee-wee’s Big Adventure.”

Harrison Ford’s Jones saves the day with his …
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‘Force Awakens’ Reboots Franchise (Mostly) Right
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3 years ago

‘Force Awakens’ Reboots Franchise (Mostly) Right

Granted, the most eagerly awaited sequel of the modern era isn’t perfect. For all the heart and hustle poured into each frame there are glaring problems, particularly the sense we’re …
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