Month: August 2014

Review: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

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2014’s Summer Superhero Gauntlet comes to an end with Guardians of the Galaxy, the 10th installment in the Unstoppable Marvel Cinematic Homunculus. Approximately three-fourths of the Chris Pratt we all knew from Parks and Recreation stars as Peter Quill, a space-faring outlaw who teams with a group of alien misfits (Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, a tree and a raccoon) to stop a fanatic (Lee Pace) from causing mayhem throughout the galaxy.

Review: ‘Lucy’

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Rebecca: Why waste time writing a synopsis when the one on IMDB says it all about Luc Besson’s pseudo-science thriller Lucy: “A woman [Scarlett Johansson], accidentally caught in a dark deal, turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior evolved beyond human logic.” That last phrase – beyond human logic – is probably the most pertinent part of the description, as the script from the outset exhibits a maniacal refusal to […]