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2019 was a good year for films that creatively explored the grim psychology underlying our present-day world. Read more

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This review contains spoilers for 2011’s Batman Arkham City“This is how it happened. This is how the Batman died.” These ominous words begin the third and final entry of Rocksteady’s Arkham trilogy, Arkham Knight. A far darker and more ambitiou.. Read more

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The best superhero comics have always dressed moral, political and social issues in bright-colored spandex... Read more

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R.E.M.’s much-hyped performance at SXSW last year felt more like a commercial than a concert. With few nods to their back catalogue, the band spent most of the set deluging the audience with material from their then-forthcoming record, Accelerate... Read more

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