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Take 2: Salt

"I take it you think everybody is who they say they are."

After the dreary and pseudo-artsy Red Sparrow I wanted to go back to a female let spy thriller that is actually quite good.

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Phillip Noyce | Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Film: Red Sparrow

"The Cold War did not end, it merely shattered into a thousand pieces."

A Russian ballet dancer (Jennifer Lawrence) gets recruited by an intelligence agency to get the name of a mole off a CIA spy (Joel Edgerton). She goes through a special training school where they teach people to seduce others for information.

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Francis Lawrence | Monday, May 21, 2018

Film: Black Panther

"Tell me something. What do you know about Wakanda?"

You know what the Marvel Cinematic Universe needs? More characters!

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Ryan Coogler | Sunday, May 20, 2018

Film: xXx: Return of Xander Cage

"Rock, paper, scissors, grenade launcher."

Although the third entry into the xXx series was never going to be great, it’s refreshing to see this franchise finally put its tongue in its cheek. Stupid shit happens throughout but it never really asks the audience to buy what it’s selling.

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D.J. Caruso | Saturday, May 19, 2018

Film: Deadpool 2

"Well, that's just lazy writing."

The first film left us itching for more Deadpool and this sequel scratches that itch perfectly. It’s no masterpiece but it keeps the same irreverent tone without feeling too forced just yet.

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David Leitch | Thursday, May 17, 2018

Film: Game Night

"You're like a double threat. Brains... and you're British."

A couples game night derails when a relative from out of town takes it over and plans a fake kidnapping/murder mystery party. It starts to go south when some real kidnappers show up at the door and everyone still thinks it’s a game.

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John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein | Saturday, May 12, 2018

Film: Avengers: Infinity War

"I don't want another single pop culture reference out of you for the rest of the trip. You understand?"

Spoilers ahead, Rogers

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Anthony & Joe Russo | Sunday, May 06, 2018