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‘Blade Runner 2049’ – Is a Return to a Sci-Fi Masterpiece 35 Years Later a Good Idea?

  Ridley’s Scott’s 1982 film, ‘Blade Runner,’ remains a masterpiece of science fiction cinema even to this day.  It re-defined the vision of a future for a whole generation of filmmakers and fans, overlaying breathtaking visuals over a film noir plot.  The film’s relatively simple bounty hunter storyline may be the driving force bridging scene… Continue reading ‘Blade Runner 2049’ – Is a Return to a Sci-Fi Masterpiece 35 Years Later a Good Idea?

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‘Suicide Squad’ – The ‘Heroes’ We Deserve Right Now?

It’s apparent after viewing ‘Suicide Squad’, the newly released, tonally messy but well-cast, mildly diverting WB/DC film, that it was never meant to be the center-piece of the world-build initiated in this past March’s ‘Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice.’  Designed to be a side-piece revolving around villains forcibly indentured into government service, based on… Continue reading ‘Suicide Squad’ – The ‘Heroes’ We Deserve Right Now?