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Doug Liman’s wartime sniper drama The Wall hits its mark when trusting its action

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Directed by Doug Liman (Edge Of Tomorrow) from a script off of Hollywood’s famous Black List of un-produced screenplays, The Wall presents America’s protracted war in Iraq in primally simple terms: two U.S. soldiers fighting (and maybe dying) for reasons they can’t articulate, pinned down by an enemy they can’t see or…

The Workaholics guys brought weed and guns to their new Netflix movie trailer

Having finished up their shifts on Comedy Central’s Workaholics, Adam Devine, Anders Holm, and Blake Anderson—plus their behind-the-scenes comrade, Kyle Newacheck—are moving on to bigger, more violent things. Last year, we reported that the quartet were teaming up with Seth Rogen for their first film, Game Over, Man!.…

King Arthur: Legend Of The Sword is a dull blockbuster that sends up dull blockbusters

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The legendarium of King Arthur and the Knights Of The Round Table is rich in symbolism, mysticism, and visions, and so any attempt to narrowly rewrite it for modern tastes ends up coming across as a failure of imagination. Antoine Fuqua’s King Arthur was the last costly wannabe blockbuster to ask what Arthurian legend…

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What was our blush response to the Blade Runner 2049 trailer?

Sean O’Neal: Clayton, today is a day I’ve been both anticipating and dreading possibly more than my own demise. Today we saw the first trailer for Blade Runner 2049—a sequel to the 1982 film that I’ve spent most of my life obsessing over from the moment I first caught the lesser theatrical version with grudging…