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The Most Destructive Man of “The Last Jedi”

The Most Destructive Man of “The Last Jedi”


Ho, ho, ho, here’s another friggin’ Star Wars article, this one about The Last Jedi‘s true menace, Poe Dameron, aka “the guy who keeps making bad decisions that get lots of Resistance members super-duper dead.” Spoiler! I guess! I hope you’ve seen the movie at this point, because if not I have way ruined it for you … Continue reading

Review: Time to Choose, 2016, dir. Charles Ferguson

Review: Time to Choose, 2016, dir. Charles Ferguson


Does Charles Ferguson’s Time to Choose count as pro-environmental propaganda? That’s a loaded label to sling at any film, especially a well-intentioned documentarian attempt at courting our sense of obligation to our planet. The Earth’s slow-burn ruination is one of humanity’s great shames, after all; we’re the ones gutting its depths, scarring its face, and … Continue reading

Review: Mojave, 2016, dir. William Monahan

Review: Mojave, 2016, dir. William Monahan


“This has been a good month for moviegoers craving celebrations of machismo. First, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s desperately masculine, Oscar-nominated The Revenant went wide. Then, Michael Bay’s 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi opened and fizzled in the same weekend. Now, The Departed screenwriter William Monahan’s second directorial effort, Mojave, joins the fray with a … Continue reading

Review: Drive, 2011, dir. Nicolas Winding Refn

Review: Drive, 2011, dir. Nicolas Winding Refn


Drive is cool; there’s no way around it. In point of fact I don’t know if there’s a better way to describe Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest film other than in terms of its inherent, blatant coolness, or more accurately a more appropriate way. “Cool” is what Drive embodies in every single detail, minute or otherwise; … Continue reading