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Film, "Dredd 3D": Judge, Jury, and [Insert Explosion]

"Dredd 3D": Judge, Jury, and [Insert Explosion]

Typically, the creators of comic book adaptations assume that ingratiating themselves to anyone unfamiliar with their characters/properties demands boilerplate origin stories where protagonists exhaustively declare who they are in no uncertain terms. This is, thankfully, not true of Dredd, whose…
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Film, "Never Let Me Go": Children sentenced to a certain fate

"Never Let Me Go": Children sentenced to a certain fate

Published five years ago, Kazuo Ishiguro's massively praised Never Let Me Go is set in an alternate universe where life has been extended and catastrophic illness eliminated, thanks to an evolutionary advance, namely the harvesting of vital organs from specially…
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Film, American Psycho

American Psycho

Ewan McGregor. You can't toss a caber in Scotland these days without toppling a gaggle of blokes who closely resemble him. Yet some magical combination of talent, charm, and shrewd management has thrown wide the gates of choice projects for…
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