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Joker: Good News for the Outcasts, Losers, and Freaks?

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Joker (2019) is unlike any comic-based film released so far; there are no costumes, no heroic battles, and not one bit of CGI on display. It’s a slow-burning character drama more concerned with personality than plot, as we follow Arthur Fleck's transformation into the Clown Prince of Crime, the psychotic villain known as the Joker.

John Wick 3: Parabellum and the Elusive Quest for Peace

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The neo-noir action thriller John Wick 3: Parabellum (2019) knocked Avengers: Endgame off its top perch in the US box office with an estimated US $57 million gross in its opening weekend.

Avengers: Endgame—Is It Really the End?

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I remember walking out of the theatre after watching Avengers: Infinity War last year in a daze. The good guys had lost.

Solo by Name, Solo by Nature?

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When we first meet Han Solo in a seedy Mos Eisley bar on Tatooine in Episode IV: A New Hope, he’s a pirate and smuggler, cynical and smug, all swaggering braggadocio and cold-blooded ruthlessness.

Avengers: Infinity War and the value of life and unity

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 The Dark Lord Thanos has finally revealed himself in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and it will take the combined might of the Avengers to stop his genocidal plans of destroying half of all life in the universe.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and the necessity of hope

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi has finally hit cinemas, and it was well worth the wait. As the film begins, the malevolent First Order is on the verge of wiping out the Resistance forever.

Ozark and dealing with the consequences

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What if you make choices based on your own personal gratification, but never stop to consider the consequences of your actions? Ozark, a popular crime thriller series that’s now showing on Netflix

Seeking Détente in the Battle of the Sexes

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Battle of the Sexes is the latest movie to weigh in on the ongoing discussion on gender equality. It centers on the highly publicized 1973 tennis match between 29-year-old female tennis star Billie Jean King and 55-year-old past-his-prime former champion Bobby Riggs.

War for the Planet of the Apes: Forgiveness and the Darkness Within

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It’s the third instalment of the critically acclaimed series and it’s epic—an epic showdown between man and ape, that is.