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‘Deadpool 2’ – Can Lightning Strike Twice for Ryan Reynolds?

  Unfortunately, the answer to this question is a muted ‘no’. . .  In February of 2016, the first ‘Deadpool’ movie was released and turned the superhero franchise game on its head.  Shepherded over multiple years, in fits and starts, by star Ryan Reynolds and screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick, the film was a… Continue reading ‘Deadpool 2’ – Can Lightning Strike Twice for Ryan Reynolds?

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‘Life’ – A Thriller in the ‘Alien’ Vein or Just a Series of Bad Decisions?

‘Life,’ the recent thriller in theaters now, is meant to be a heady shocker about very capable people dealing with the first indisputable proof of life on Mars.  What it ends up being is a film that looks great, is populated by recognizable actors, yet is in service to a plot driven by some very poor… Continue reading ‘Life’ – A Thriller in the ‘Alien’ Vein or Just a Series of Bad Decisions?