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    Best/Worst Movies of Summer 2017

    Best/Worst Movies of Summer 2017 By Alexandra Wilson Summer blockbuster season is over as of Labor Day weekend. It’s no secret that the summer wasn’t great for movies. Profits were surprisingly low, thanks to a series of poorly performing and overly budgeted films that didn’t become the mega hits...
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    Review: The Dark Tower (2017)

    A lot of Stephen King film adaptations are pretty bad, and you know what? That’s fine. Many that miss the mark were based on pulpy short stories, and have to find clumsy ways to take a great idea and make it into a watchable movie. Many of these are...
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    The Mummy (2017) is Big, Gratuitous, and Fun

    I’m going to cut to the chase, because I know there’s only one real reason you came to this article. You want to know if The Mummy is good or bad. This is a strange case. Most going into the film already have a preconceived notion. It seems like many want...
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    Digging Up 1932’s ‘The Mummy’

    Nearly 100 years ago in 1922, Egyptologists Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon uncovered the tomb of Tutankhamen. This discovery, along with the harrowing warning found inside, would ignite public interest in Ancient Egypt and create a surge of mystical theories about the curse that was opened along with King Tut’s...
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    Looking Ahead to the Future of Universal’s Dark Universe

    In the age of reboots and convoluted long-running franchises, I can’t say that I’m surprised about the announcement of Universal’s Dark Universe. If something was successful in the past, there’s a good chance that 2017 will give birth to a reboot or remake of it. And given the trend...
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    Rags and Bones: The Mummy at 18

    Rags and Bones: The Mummy at 18 By T.K. McNeil Movie remakes, once fairly rare and selective, have become so common in the second decade of the millennium, they have become their own sort of cliché. These days the second most common response to the news of – yet...