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X-MEN: a pioneering example for modern superhero cinema (2000 in Film #27)

This year, 20 years on from the year 2000, I’m going to celebrate the first year of cinema in the 21st century by looking back…

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SCARY MOVIE: a post-modern horror spoof without any post-modern wit (2000 in Film #26)

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THE PATRIOT: an entertaining, if troubling, slice of jingoistic, historical fantasy (2000 in Film #25)

This year, 20 years on from the year 2000, I’m going to celebrate the first year of cinema in the 21st century by looking back…

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Tony Talks #24: A. J. Black – Published Author!

So it has finally happened guys… I am a published author! Myth-Building in Modern Media: The Role of the Mytharc in Imagined Worlds is finally…

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SHAFT: super-empty but super-cool thrills (2000 in Film #24)

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TITAN A.E: a disappointingly vanilla science-fiction adventure (2000 in Film #23)

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SHANGHAI NOON: anachronistic escapism that has worn well (2000 in Film #22)

This year, 20 years on from the year 2000, I’m going to celebrate the first year of cinema in the 21st century by looking back…

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MISSION IMPOSSIBLE II: slick, empty, sub-James Bond spy action (2000 in Film #21)

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ROAD TRIP: a post-American Pie comedic artefact (2000 in Film #20)

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Tony Talks #22 – Adventures on Reddit

Howdy pardners! I hope you’re continuing to stay safe and well during the lockdown, or semi-lockdown, or early coming out of lockdown, or whatever is…

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