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The Meh-g: A mouthful of half-digested cliche

Movie Review: The Meg Jason Statham proves bite-proof in a regurgitation of Jaws that sinks all the way to the bottom in a bid to go bigger

Thor Loses His Thunder

Movie Review -- Thor: Ragnarok Marvel Studios' latest product feels like industrial birthday cake as it overcooks A-list talent and coats the formulaic boredom in green-screen icing  
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Spider-Man: Homecoming Synthesizes All Spideys

Movie Review: Spider-Man - Homecoming Tom Holland and director Jon Watts prove there's still room for 'comic' in the comic book universe as they return to basics in the highly entertaining Spider-Man: Homecoming

Tom Cruise on tiptoe as Jack Reacher

Movie review - Jack Reacher: Never Go Back Looking to reaffirm his brand as an All-American action hero, Tom Cruise reboots Lee Child's franchise about an ex-military cop who operates outside the law to settle ugly scores

The Accountant keeps it in the black

Movie Review: The Accountant Ben Affleck finally finds the role he was born to play: An autistic savant who can execute both foes and a forensic audit with emotional cool and professional reserve  

Sharlto Copley: Never a cop out

People - Interview with Sharlto Copley The recently transplanted South African talent focused on staying alive as he donned a variety of hardhats in the new, boundary-pushing action movie Hardcore Henry By Katherine Monk VANCOUVER, BC –  “Let’s not die today.”  According to Sharlto Copley, those four words were a daily mantra on the set of Hardcore Henry. “It was a big discussion: No one must die making this film. We talked about it because we were pushing the boundaries and the rules and we had very little money. On the days where there was a very high risk, we’d fly the Jolly Roger – skull and crossbones – in a prominent place to make sure everyone was on guard and alert,” says Copley, sitting down for a chat at a high end Vancouver hotel. “Everything you see in the movie happens. When you see a guy getting blown up and the van beneath him, that’s actually happening… It was by far the most risk I’ve taken as an actor, which sounds so lame ...
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Batman v. Superman: Boredom v. Snoozedom

Movie review: Batman v. Superman Zack Snyder had the makings of a psychological thriller about male insecurity in his Batman v. Superman story, but the director of 300 fails to focus on the core drama and leaves a debris field of special effects and underdeveloped characters
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Pointless and broken

Movie review: Point Break The remake of Kathryn Bigelow's cult classic about two dudes on opposite sides of the law is a murky bore