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When the Man Comes Around: Looking Back on the Wolverine Trilogy

Warning: this article contains spoilers. In 2000, a relative unknown named Hugh Jackman stole the show playing Wolverine in X-Men. Though his casting didn’t garner much enthusiasm from fans at the time, over the course of 17 years, Jackman has become synonymous with the character, much like Robert Downey Jr. and his portrayal of Iron […]

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Movie Review: About a (Robot) Boy – “Chappie”

The science–fiction genre is filled with several examples of creatures that are more human than human beings. Most of them come across as heavy–handed morality tales that leave audiences wondering why they spent time and money being lectured on why humans and corporations are terrible, yet the things humans and corporations create are not. Movies […]

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Janna Does TIFF: Prisoners

When a film debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival only two weeks prior to being released in theatres, people asked me, “Why bother paying extra to see something now, when you can just see it for the price of a regular ticket later this month?” I told them that, for some films, I just […]

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