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‘Words on Bathroom Walls’ Review: Charlie Plummer and Taylor Russell Bolster Gentle Mental Health Drama

The film release calendar has always played home to serendipitous programming choices, from movies with strangely similar titles hitting at the same time to features that seem ripped from the same script (as with the infamous 1998 double whammy of “Deep Impact” and “Armageddon”), but this week at the movies offers something with a twist: […]

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Dueling Documentaries in the Works About Boeing 737 Max Air Disasters

Armageddon and Deep Impact. Antz and A Bug’s Life. Olympus Has Fallen and White House Down. They’re called twin films — movies with similar premises released right on top of each other. The most recent example was the strange case of Fyre and Fyre Fraud, competing and complimentary documentaries about the ill-fated Fyre Festival that […]

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Angel Has Fallen: is Gerard Butler Hollywood’s weirdest action hero?

Inane, profane and wholly humourless, the Fallen trilogy would be beyond redemption were it not for the thirsty work of its starThe many-worlds interpretation of quantum mechanics states that every possible outcome to every decision ever made will each happen, and each outcome exists in its own parallel universe. I am telling you this because […]

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Karen Golden, ‘Transformers’ Script Supervisor, Dies at 78

Veteran script supervisor Karen Golden, best known for her work on “Transformers,” died Tuesday after a seven year battle with Alzheimer’s. She was 78.Golden spent her career working alongside a long list of major film directors, including Michael Bay, John Huston and Ron Shelton. She collaborated with Bay on scripts for “Armageddon,” “Pearl Harbor,” “Bad […]

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Film Review: ‘The Wandering Earth’

The out-of-this-world success of China’s first-ever sci-fi blockbuster, “The Wandering Earth,” proves that when it comes to watching special-effects extravaganzas in which stock characters scramble to intervene while the planet faces obliteration, it’s a small world after all. Director Frant Gwo’s adaptation of the 2000 novella by Liu Cixin is no genre classic, but its […]

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Stanley Anderson, ‘Spider-Man’ and ‘Seinfeld’ Actor, Dies at 78

Stanley Anderson, the stage, film and TV actor known for playing the president in a number of movies, has died, according to a statement from his family. He was 78.Anderson died Sunday, six weeks after being diagnosed with brain cancer.Anderson had numerous credits to his name, including playing General Slocum in Spider-Man (2002), and he […]

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Nasa Scientists Think ‘Gravity’ Is the Worst, Most Inaccurate Space Movie Ever Made

“Gravity” earned critical acclaim, a slew of awards, and more than $700 million at the box office, which is to say that Alfonso Cuarón’s sci-fi drama was fairly successful. One subset of moviegoers wasn’t impressed, however: Nasa scientists. In a BBC video in which the women helping us conquer the final frontier list the best […]

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Netflix Roasts Neil deGrasse Tyson for ‘Ruining’ Movies Like ‘Armageddon’ on Twitter

Netflix waited five years to burn Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter, and the wait was worth it. With “Armageddon” now available on the streaming service, whoever runs its social-media accounts took the occasion to unearth one of the astrophysicist’s many snarky tweets and lampoon his tendency to take the fun out of movies by pointing […]

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