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Obi-Wan Kenobi Part VI Review: Final Fizzle

Obi-Wan Kenobi Part VI Review: Final Fizzle

The final episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi gets everything to where it was going. Not even its best part could be worth the wait.
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Obi-Wan Kenobi Part V Review

Obi-Wan Kenobi Part V Review

Part V continues Obi-Wan Kenobi's habit of steamrolling plausibility with reverse-engineered plot directions, with a small twist.
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Everything Everywhere All at Once: Exposition Epic

Everything Everywhere All at Once: Exposition Epic

Despite triumphant performances and high ambitions, Everything Everywhere All at Once hopes to be so well-understood that it overexplains its triumphs away.
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Obi-Wan Kenobi: Part I-III Review

Obi-Wan Kenobi: Part I-III Review

So far, Obi-Wan Kenobi seems to be relying more on Star Wars fans to be excited in the absence of creativity than on its own inspiration or technical ability.
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Prometheus: Creator’s Angst

Prometheus: Creator’s Angst

The much-maligned Prometheus hides an epic sci-fi fable despite failing to satisfy its own ambitions. Fassbender is genre-defining.
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Prometheus: Creator’s Angst

Prometheus: Creator’s Angst

The much-maligned Prometheus hides an epic sci-fi fable despite failing to satisfy its own ambitions. Fassbender is genre-defining.
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Zodiac: Memories of Murmur

Zodiac: Memories of Murmur

The 15th anniversary of Zodiac is the perfect occasion to revisit David Fincher's best film and see how the thriller epic holds up in 2022.
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Obi-Wan Kenobi Ewan McGregor
M.C. Myers
The final episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi gets everything to where it was going. Not even its best part could be worth the wait.
Obi-Wan Kenobi
M.C. Myers
Part V continues Obi-Wan Kenobi's habit of steamrolling plausibility with reverse-engineered plot directions, with a small twist.
Everything Everywhere All at Once
M.C. Myers
Despite triumphant performances and high ambitions, Everything Everywhere All at Once hopes to be so well-understood that it overexplains its triumphs away.
Obi-Wan Kenobi
M.C. Myers
So far, Obi-Wan Kenobi seems to be relying more on Star Wars fans to be excited in the absence of creativity than on its own inspiration or technical ability.
Prometheus Michael Fassbender
M.C. Myers
The much-maligned Prometheus hides an epic sci-fi fable despite failing to satisfy its own ambitions. Fassbender is genre-defining.
Godzilla King of the Monsters
M.C. Myers
Godzilla: King of the Monsters avoids the essence of its brand almost as aggressively as it avoids working on its script.
The Revenant
M.C. Myers
The Revenant is a powerful statement on cinematic realism affected but not marred by its real toil. It's old cinema made epic again.
M.C. Myers
Interstellar's brilliant technical filmmaking hinges on a story thwarted by melodrama. Its head is full of ideas, but its heart is empty.
Let Me In
M.C. Myers
Let Me In is an arousing remake that makes a cautionary tale more streamlined, romantic, and cathartic, three things it probably never intended to be.
Exorcist II Linda Blair
M.C. Myers
Despite its meandering awkwardness, one of the most hated horror films of all time features a compelling creative vision and the visuals of an epic.
Dave Bautista Army of the Dead
M.C. Myers
Army of the Dead's ruthless devotion to plagiarization is its most passionate aspect. Less effort was never spent on a film so casually praised.
Texas Chainsaw Massacre
M.C. Myers
The new Texas Chainsaw Massacre film is exactly what you would expect from rebooting this dirty series into the glossed-up legacy sequel model.