Spider-man: Homecoming movie review

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When Marvel first announced that Spider-Man was going to officially join the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) with yet another reincarnation of the mutant teenager, the world let out a groan of exasperation. When Sony announced its intention to reboot the mutant teenager with Andrew Garfield in 2012, many wondered why the character still wasn’t part

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Top Ten podcasts for movie lovers

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Podcasts are generally free, wildly entertaining and there are a huge number just about film.  Here’s my pick of the 10 best. OFF WHITE PODCAST Dino-Ray Ramos and a panel of minority film aficionados (often joined by a token white straight guy) participate in lively debates on the depiction of race and diversity in the media. The podcast discusses

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10 More Female Superheroes who Deserve a Movie

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Spider-Man, Thor, Iron Man, The Hulk, Batman, Superman,Ant-Man; Doctor Strange. What do all these names have in common? They’re all superheroes who have had stand-alone films with budgets over $100 million in the past few years. You may have also noticed they’re all men. The list for female superhero films of the same scale you ask? Wonder Woman. That’s it.

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Cannes Film Festival review: 120 battements par minute (120 Beats Per Minute)

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French writer-director-editor Robin Campillo‘s new film 120 battements par minute (120 Beats Per Minute) is a touching and passionate story about the forces behind Parisian AIDS-advocacy in the 1990s. It follows various members of the AIDS-advocacy group Act Up Paris and chronicles the lives of those affected by AIDS and HIV in the French capital. It’s stylistically beautiful, has

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