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Daily Archives: December 4, 2018
Yes, there’s everything, including a cute cat, in this second and more impressive trailer to “Captain Marvel.” Ben Mendelsohn as ANOTHER villain. Samuel L. setting up more punchlines. And Oscar winners Annette Bening and Brie Larson, with Oscar nominee … Continue reading
It’s always helpful to remember how we got here. The “now,” of Internet celebrities, Youtube “stars” and web notoriety being turned into cash had to start somewhere, with someone, right? “The American Meme” traces this democratized/Americanized form of “celebrity” back … Continue reading
“Vox Lux” is “A Star is Born” for the bubblegum babies of pop. Brady Corbet’s screen drama, presented as a quasi-operatic epic, begins with tragedy and the fluke that turns a survivor of that tragedy into a pop diva. The … Continue reading