All posts by MaryAnn Johanson

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  • CINEMA: A Cosmic Implosion

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 isn’t as uniquely edgy as it thinks it is. JACKSON HOLE, WY – “You were insufferable to start with,” groans Gamora (Zoe Saldana), the badass green chick who should be the...

    • Posted May 2, 2017
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  • CINEMA: Brexit-stential Blues

    T2 revisits Trainspotting 20 years later in a more complicated world. JACKSON“Choose life,” Mark Renton suggested back in Danny Boyle’s original 1996 Trainspotting, in which he was a heroin addict in Edinburgh. Mark’s advice was ironic, of...

    • Posted March 28, 2017
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  • CINEMA: Ape-ocalypse Now

    Kong: Skull Island brings Vietnam to a war against monsters. JACKSON HOLE, WY – What’s the big surprise of Kong: Skull Island? No, it’s not a secret sequel to Peter Jackson’s 2005 film King Kong; the two...

    • Posted March 8, 2017
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  • CINEMA: Where Are the Women?

    A critic’s year-long look at the way movies portray one half of humanity. JACKSON HOLE, WY – A saintly wife who stands by her screw-up of a husband. A girlfriend kidnapped in order to spur her boyfriend into...

    • Posted May 10, 2016
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