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CIVIL WAR (2024)

In “Civil War“, Alex Garland takes recent US history and gently nudges it towards the black-eyed “what if”. However, this is not so much a story about the escalating US- war, but a story about witnesses of this war. Garland shows how things go wrong and reflects on the ethics of looking at evil through […]

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“Euphoria”: Season 3 With Little Chance Of Implementation?

What’s going on with “Euphoria”? The problems began in the winter of 2023, when the series creator Sam Levinson presented the first version of the scripts for season 3. Their action took place five years after the events of the second series. The storylines involving Cassie (Sydney Sweeney) and Nate (Jacob Elordi) were reportedly very

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The Town (2010)

Career bank robber Doug (Ben Affleck) and his volatile partner, Jim (Jeremy Renner), hit a roadblock when Doug falls for bank manager Claire (Rebecca Hall), whom he kidnapped during their last heist. Worse, an FBI agent (Jon Hamm) is now trailing the thieves around their Charlestown, Mass., territory. Ben Affleck has always been a guy

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Towelhead (2008)

Jasira (Summer Bishil) is a 13-year-old Arab-American girl navigating through the confusing and frightening path of adolescence and her own sexual awakening. When Jasira’s mother sends her to Houston to live with her strict Lebanese father (Peter Macdissi), she quickly learns that her new neighbors find her and her father a curiosity, something that has

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Tower (2016)

It was a bright and sunny day on Aug. 1, 1966, at the University of Texas. Plenty of students were all hanging around and about, going to class, cuttin’ class, drinking, eating, talking and just enjoying their lives. And then, people start hearing gun-shots. Then, they start to see people, bleeding and laying down on

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Traffic (2000)

Three stories are connected in one way or another by the life-style of drugs. At the forefront are a U.S. drug czar (Michael Douglas) who learns his daughter is an addict and a Mexican cop (Benicio Del Toro in an Oscar-winning role) dealing with a corrupt system. Meanwhile, a wealthy housewife (Catherine Zeta-Jones) whose husband

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Training Day (2001)

Staying on the right side of the law will be more challenging than anything rookie cop Jake Hoyt (Ethan Hawke) has ever faced — especially since Hoyt’s partner (Denzel Washington) for the next 24 hours is meaner than L.A.’s meanest streets. To call this film completley out of hand would be an under statement. Basically

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