The Dark Knight showed that a comic book movie could be not only big, but epic. That it could thoughtfully engage major themes and concerns in society while providing a thoroughly satisfying entertainment experience.
Now don't get me wrong, Flacco is a decent quarterback. He's taken the Ravens to the AFC Championship Game twice in his first four seasons, and has at times shown brief flashes of brilliance. But let's hold off on calling him elite.
In short, the expected mega-blockbusters were indeed mostly mega-blockbusters, the expected middle-of-the-road hits were just that, while the films pegged most likely to flop or at least financially disappoint did just that.
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It seems like a daunting task for both the studio and whichever director is assigned to take over, but nonetheless the franchise must move forward.
For his part, director Paul Verhoeven joyously showcases ultra-violence in Total Recall, sticking it in the audience's face. Indeed, the entire milieu of the film is as downbeat as it is shot through with glee.
With Breaking Bad coming to an end this fall, how could the writers make Walter White into the new Mr. Freeze? Let's take a look.
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Let's temper the faux bravery related to eating popcorn. The horror of Aurora--while committed by an individual -- was surely also precipitated by problems with deep societal roots.
She is only 24, but is right up there in the world of pop icon-hood, giving even the likes of Beyonce and Lady Gaga a run for their money.
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Almost all Americans would agree that dangerously mentally ill individuals, possibly like James Holmes, and like Tucson shooter Jared Loughner (who was found incompetent to stand trial because of paranoid schizophrenia) should not be able to legally purchase firearms.
Does the Second Amendment say, "The right of the people to keep and bear an entire arsenal of battlefield weapons when they're not even part of an army, or even a militia, shall not be infringed"?
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As the nation once again struggles to wring some clarity from yet another blood-soaked story, it strikes me that two such formidable institutions, a state government and a major motion picture studio, might join forces to find a solution.
This is the least of Hollywood's worries, for my money. The major studios have a bigger problem -- such as the fact that they so seldom make movies with serious themes or content. And they never address actual political issues if they can avoid it.