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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Review: The Most Amazing Spider-Men (and Women)

Spider-Man Into the Spider-Verse is officially in theaters, check out our thoughts here!

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Bickering with Brockett: Queen of the Damned or Queen of the Razzies

In October, I wrote about the horror of dismantling source material with Interview with the Vampire. The film had its problems, but I’d be hard pressed to say it is unwatchable. Especially when you compare it with another movie in the Vampire Chronicles, Queen of the Damned. The crown for the worst movie I’ve watched this year belongs to the Queen.

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Sorry To Bother You Review: This Film Will Blow Your Mind

You may have seen the trailer for the independent film Sorry To Bother You earlier this year. It stars Lakeith Stanfield who has been growing in popularity thanks to a small role in last year’s Get Out and the TV show Atlanta. The supporting cast features Tessa Thompson (Thor: Ragnarok), Arnie Hammer (Call Me By Your Name), Terry Crews (Brooklyn 99), Steven Yeun (The Walking Dead), Omari Hardwick (Power), Jermaine Fowler (Superior Donuts), and Danny Glover (Lethal Weapon), as well as the voice talents of David Cross (Arrested Development), Patton Oswalt (The Goldbergs), and Lily James (Baby Driver). That cast alone is incredibly inviting. The trailers sold the film as a story about a black man, Cassius Green, who takes a job at a telemarketing service. He uses his “white voice” to become a “power caller,” rising within the ranks of the company and discovering more than what he anticipated. But this film is so much more than that.

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Bad Times at the El Royale Review: A Brilliant 1,000 Piece Puzzle

Writer-Director Drew Goddard has grown a career with genre material: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Lost, Cabin in the Woods, The Martian. His writing lends itself to ensemble pieces, where every character is a piece of a puzzle. Bad Times at the El Royale is the largest and best puzzle yet.

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A Star is Born Review: Gaga and Cooper Shine Individually

After years in development, the newest adaptation of A Star Is Born is now in theaters. It is directed by Bradley Cooper and written by Cooper, Eric Roth, and Will Fetters. The film stars Cooper as Jackson “Jack” Maine, a rockstar with addiction issues, who discovers and falls in love with the immensely talented Ally, played by Lady Gaga.

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