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  • Aardvark, the first feature from writer/director Brian Shoaf, is so inane that several times it put this critic into a fugue state. Meandering in message or plot, the film proves to be not just incoherent but excruciatingly boring, quite a...

  • Kay Cannon's Blockers proves that a 2018 sex comedy can still be shocking and hilarious while checking off all the woke boxes. It smartly confronts the gendered double standards that have littered the genre for generations, as well as...

  • 3 months ago | Film and TV

    Though written by two men, Blockers smartly confronts the gendered double standards that have littered the genre for generations, as well as homophobia and other vehicles for predictable jokes

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    The film chronicles Roxanne’s teenage years — her brief time in the limelight — when she became one of the greatest in the game

  • It's a great relief to confirm that Black Panther is genuinely worth rooting for, a clear standout on the Marvel movie roster. It's only Ryan Coogler's third feature, but it's executed with the confidence of a far more experienced...

  • 5 months ago | Film and TV

    Here’s the Marvel movie even non-Marvel fans are prepared to root for, the rare black superhero film, one boasting not only an almost-all black cast but helmed by a black director as well

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