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Rogue One: A Jihad Story

When reviewing any Star Wars film it is important to point out an obvious, but frequently overlooked fact about the franchise. Namely, that Star Wars is for children. The fact that so many adult men and women seem unaware of this and somehow claim to find profundity within the confines of the series’s inherent shallowness speaks to the arrested development experienced by so many of Weimerica’s infantilized adults. The series’s childishness hasn’t stopped it from becoming the vehicle for Neolib

The Desperate Ideology Of Zootopia

Recent decades have seen Americans become familiar with the hopes and dreams of various species of Anthropomorphic Mammals. They’ve gone from being a trope to an outright tradition for animators at Disney-Pixar, who have used them as the smiling, furry vehicles of their ideological agendas. The latest instalment of this phenomenon has been the cinematic abomination entitled: Zootopia, which has received a 99% rating on Rotten Tomatoes and as of this writing, is currently on pace to be one of the

Deadpool: Nu-Male In The Promised Land

The Superhero Industrial Complex has been pushed into full production mode over the last several years, producing piece after piece of forgettable C.G.I.-laden trash. In spite of the seeming supply glut of bad comic book cinema, the demand amongst infantilized adults for still more just never seems to run dry. Thus, Deadpool was born into this world: on the surface merely another attempt by studio execs to cash in on the nerd culture craze. However, beneath the recycled plotline, wooden characte