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Beware fake feminism

‘Yeah, I fight like a girl,’ says a defiant Isabela Moner in a trailer for the new Transformers film. And this irks me. Not because I am a misogynist simmering with rage at the slightest suggestion that feminism has infiltrated ...

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Rogue One: A Star Wars blunder

The positive reviews started flooding in, giving me hope – but I’ve been burned before and I’ll be burned again. Are these critics seeing the same films I’m seeing? Rogue One is yet another example of what is wrong with ...

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Star Wars: A Not-So-New Hope

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has numerous scenes where characters scale and dart about amid the wreckage of Star Destroyers from the original trilogy. This serves as a good analogy for the film. A group of scavengers are frolicking about ...

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Here’s where I become the contrary reviewer, disagreeing with almost every other review out there: I didn’t love Star Wars: The Force Awakens. It was ok. (Seriously, was every other reviewer given LSD-laced water before hand? I want some of ...

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