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Movie Review -- Relevant, Grounded and Visceral, 'Rogue One' is the Prequel We Deserve
After only a year later of coming off the high of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Gareth Edwards’ (Godzilla, Monsters) Rogue One faces the task of living up to both the original trilogy and The Force Awakens. A standalone film set in-between the prequels and the original trilogy, Rogue One is a unique project that doesn’t follow...
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TV Review -- 'Westworld' Tackles Tough Questions of a Not So Distant Future We May Soon Encounter
It’s 2016 and the dawn of sentient robotic intelligence hasn’t yet come to pass. The technology is progressing, of course, and watching stories about it is much closer to home than if you watched 2001: A Space Odyssey in 1968. With the dawn of Siri, Google, Amazon’s Echo and so many other robotic devices, artificial intelligence is in our pockets, our homes and our cars -- it's becoming an everyday part of our lives. Among many themes in the show, Westworld asks the questions, “What if Siri were conscious? What if the people you kill in your video games were conscious? How do we grapple with those moral implications?”...
Movie Review -- 'Man Down' is a Cliche-Ridden Mess
After a two-year stint playing a real life crazy person, wearing paper bags on his head at red carpet events, videotaping himself viewing all his old movies live, riding on elevators with people and hitchhiking across America (plus so much more), I can only imagine Shia LeBeouf woke up one morning and realized he had bills to pay. So, he hopped on the first movie that would take him. It’s ironic, then, that he’s the one redeeming feature of Man Down -- a movie so riddled with cliches and bad writing it’s like seeing a talented LeBeouf put on a powerful performance in a Hollywood purgatory, forcing...