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Avengers: Infinity War and Thanos

I’m not going to bother with a review of Avengers: Infinity War. It’s as good as has been written about. It’s flawed. It’s brilliant. It’s manipulative. 702 more words

Review: Revenge, 2018, dir. Coralie Fargeat

In the words of Michael David Cummings, everybody needs a little vengeance, especially rape victims, and then especially rape victims left for dead in the desert by their married boyfriend and their boyfriends’ friends (one of whom is the rapist). 120 more words

Reviews

Shotgun

A weird hybrid of Don’t Answer the Phone! and Lethal Weapon, Shotgun is an inept cop buddy pic which should be booked for employing every cop cliche there is. 350 more words

Terrible Movies

How To Run A Festival For Women In Action Films

The Artemis Women in Action Film Festival wrapped up its fourth edition at the weekend. Since 2015 the event has been shining a spotlight on action heroines, both in narrative films and real life documentaries, from swordswomen and Samurai warriors to WWII airforce pilots and suffragettes, as well as the stuntwomen who double for Hollywood’s biggest stars. 1,103 more words

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"Ant-Man and the Wasp" Grow and Shrink in First Full Trailer

When one comic book film opens, another is waiting in the wings. No, not “Deadpool 2”, which I’m just as excited about, but this one. The sequel to a surprisingly fun action comedy. 1,028 more words

Entertainment

Week 44: The First Gay Action Hero? George Nader and the films of Jerry Cotton

Groomed as a potential leading man and heartthrob for the Hollywood studio system of the 1950s, George Nader went from a debut in an acknowledged camp classic (Robot Monster) through roles alongside the likes of Tony Curtis, Maureen O’Hara, Esther Williams, Hedy Lamarr and John Saxon, eventually winding up in the career-defining role of FBI G-man Jerry Cotton in an unforgettable series of two fisted German action films that drew equally from the Bondian excess of the Eurospy craze and the wild and wooly vibe of the Edgar Wallace krimi. 124 more words

Weird Scenes Inside The Goldmine Podcast