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Netflix’s ‘Uncanny Valley’ Problem With Their (Bad) Original Movies

When Roma won three Oscars at last month’s Academy Awards, including Best Director and Best Foreign Language Film, it was seen as a huge step…

‘Captain Marvel’ and the Challenge of Rooting for Progressive Superhero Movies

In Captain Marvel, Brie Larson plays a superhero who has to battle evil shape-shifting aliens while grappling with troubling, mysterious memories and a nasty bout…

The Sad, Awkward History of Actors Torpedoing Their Own Movies by Opening Their Mouth

If a film opens in theaters and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound? It’s a question worth asking this…

Why ‘Regular Guys’ Like Chris Pratt Make Such Boring Movie Stars

Most people first met Chris Pratt on April 9, 2009, a little more than halfway through the pilot episode of Parks and Recreation. He played…