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“ARGYLLE”; or when art unexpectedly imitates real-world events | MOVIE REVIEW

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Starring Sofia Boutella, Henry Cavill, Bryce Dallas Howard and Dua Lipa
Directed by Matthew Vaughn

Suspense of an audience's disbelief is a tricky balancing act. In the scope of a film, the proper tone must be set for viewers to accept any type of craziness a filmmaker will throw at them. In today's Hollywood action cinema, the ceiling on "over the top" continues to be raised. Sometimes wild and impossibly executed action set pieces work very well (the "John Wick" and "Mission Impossible" ... more >

“JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION”; for all the promise it held the third film in the franchise failed to go off | REVIEW

Produced by Amblin Entertainment and Perfect World Pictures
Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard and Jeff Goldblum
Directed by Colin Trevorrow

Colin Trevorrow’s “Jurassic World Dominion” is simultaneously the worst James Bond film, the worst Indiana Jones film, and the worst film of the entire “Jurassic Park/Jurassic World” series. So much of this film’s screenplay (written by Emily Carmichael and Trevorrow) is a pastiche of Bond film, Indiana Jones rip-offs, and call backs to Steven Spielberg’s original “Jurassic Park,” each scene ... more >