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[Review] Bright (2017): A Misguided Ugly Attempt at Fantasy Worldbuilding by Thomas Mariani

Will Smith reunites with David Ayer to create Netflix’s first “blockbuster” original, Bright (2017). With a $90M estimated budget, the fantasy horror cop thriller is a bold move for the streaming company. The film also features Joel Edgerton, Noomi Rapace, Edgar Ramirez, and Lucy Fry in key roles. Set in an alternate universe where man […]

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“Suicide Squad” (2016): A Strong Cast Triumphs Over Squandered Source Material

Warner Brothers delivers its anti-superhero superhero film with Suicide Squad from writer-director David Ayer. From all appearances and marketing, it gives the impression it is intended to be a course correction film of sorts, ironing out the missteps from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. In many ways it succeeds in shining a hint of […]

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[Trailer] “Suicide Squad” (2016): 13 Gruesome Characters – Blitz Trailer

Warner Brothers and DC Comics are betting on their next effort, SUICIDE SQUAD, to take the theaters by storm much like Marvel’s Deadpool did this past Winter. Building upon the cinematic universe that Man of Steel and Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice began, Suicide Squad introduces a ragtag team of supervillains and vigilantes teaming […]