Category Archives: Entertainment

Film in 2017: the Star Wars saga continues

When Lucasfilm was bought by Disney, and a new Star Wars trilogy was announced, a lot of people met the news with skepticism, accusing Disney of cashing in on a pop culture phenomena at the expense of the classic trilogy, … Continue reading

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Film in 2017: Universal’s Dark Universe

SPOILER WARNING: this article contains spoilers for The Mummy (2017) and Dracula Untold AS mentioned in my last article, shared movie universes are all the rage at the moment, with pitfalls and rewards a plenty. We all should know the … Continue reading

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Film in 2017: The Comic Book Superhero Trend Continues

A half year retrospective on the comic book superheroes in 2017 Continue reading

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Director’s Cuts and Special Editions: Artistry or Profit?

So, home video has provided us with more options for film than ever before. However, a lot of people are not fond of subsequent new versions of films coming out, whereas others are intrigued and liked the idea of an … Continue reading

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Why DC should scrap the solo Batman film

DC Entertainment announced its DC Cinematic Universe schedule a while back, and notably missing was a solo Batman film. The logic was obvious: after Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, a solo Batman film would not be a good idea, given … Continue reading

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MAD MAX: FURY ROAD; a triumph of the action genre

Not too long ago, I saw Mad Max: Fury Road for the first time. I hadn’t been interested in seeing it, largely because I hadn’t seen any of the previous Mad Max films, and also because I roped it into … Continue reading

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X-Men: Days of Future Past; the Rogue Cut should been the only cut

Early this July, X-Men: Days of Future Past (the Rogue Cut) was released on Blu-Ray and DVD. It is said to include fifteen minutes more re-inserted footage into the theatrical version. Also present is an extended making of, in which … Continue reading

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