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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Ushers in the Future of Storytelling

Now, I’m not here to say The Last Jedi was a perfect movie. It certainly was not, but it was a fantastic movie that will mark a turning point in how future Star Wars movies will be shaped—which will, in its way, shape the future of sci-si film in general.

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Blade Runner 2049: Bad Representation Is Not Representation

The big question on everyone’s mind is how could this long-awaited sequel do so poorly at the box office? The short answer: women. Women who are tired of poor representation, tired of being set dressing, just plain tired.

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“Is This A Kissing Movie?”—Thoughts From an Ace Film Fan

Movies like Rogue One and Power Rangers prove it’s possible to have a gripping emotional story arc that carries the action forward without forcing romance into the equation.

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