Tagged: action

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Monday Movie: Sands of Iwo Jima, by David Bax

Allan Dwan’s Sands of Iwo Jima is an all-time classic. Its DNA, a blend of swashbuckling adventure, camaraderie, nobility and solemn fatalism not only informed later World War II projects like Saving Private Ryan (soldiers are killed almost immediately after...

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Pokemon Detective Pikachu: Catchy, by David Bax

If you’re not familiar with Pokémon and you’re concerned that Pokémon Detective Pikachu, the first live-action film in the many-tendriled franchise, won’t make sense to you, don’t worry. Making sense is not really on this movie’s list of priorities. Sure,...