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Jason Bourne [2016]

This review is courtesy of Raymond Chandler: It’s the classic action-spy story, it has learned nothing, and forgotten nothing. It’s a story you’ll find taking up spaces in Multiplexes for two generations now, paying lip service to the value of individual … Continue reading

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True Romance [1993]

There are a certain cadre of film creatives whose work is always wonderful and astonishing, but is first and foremost an artistic expression of themselves. I don’t mean that the works reflect them as human beings, but that they are … Continue reading

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Salt [2010]

This is a genre film steeped in genre expectations and conventions, where every story beat feels prescribed, except that the whole thing is about a woman instead of a man. Of course, I knew going in that it’d been written … Continue reading

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Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation [2015]

I won’t be alone in writing that this is pretty well the benchmark film for a summer blockbuster that wants to make some money but doesn’t want particularly to upset the apple cart. It’s efficiently put together, and I think … Continue reading

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Dredd [2012]

If you only see one desperate room-by-room survival fight through a massive office building filled with enemies, go see The Raid. If you see two, consider Dredd. There’s no doubt in my mind that if The Raid didn’t exist, or … Continue reading

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Sicario [2015]

What I’m about to write, what you’re about to read, is going to sound like a strange kind of praise for a film; not quite damning with faint praise, but more along the lines of something being so bad it’s … Continue reading

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The Man from U.N.C.L.E. [2015]

I absolutely loved this film. I enjoyed every second of it fairly unreservedly, and my opinion of it has gradually increased as it’s had time to percolate through my mind to the point where I am considering elevating it to … Continue reading

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