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THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. [Review]

The spy thriller is a classic genre of American film. While the ‘ole U.S. of A can hardly claim to have created it, the trappings which have become synonymous with spy-fi were born of the country’s 1960s style and Cold War paranoia. James Bond is by far cinema’s most famous spy, but American television during […]

MOVIE REVIEW: Pacific Rim

Guest writer Ron Ackner explains why you should see Guillermo del Toro’s new robots vs. monsters sci-fi epic, Pacific Rim. *** The summer blockbuster tradition has a long established history of homage for pop culture of the past: Star Wars was made in homage to the Flash Gordon movies of the 1930s and ‘40s, and […]