“America” is ambitious and feels like a natural addition to Thirty Second to Mars’ ever-changing catalog.
This week on Deja View, reviews editor Jake Leary sat down with staff writer Charlie Musante about “Blade Runner 2049” and decides whether Denis Villeneuve’s “Blade Runner” sequel lives up to the original’s legacy.
The concept of the Suicide Squad — a group of supervillains who are signed up to do the government’s dirty work — is strong. But when a director subtracts the action, emotion and comedic relief, and replaces it with backstories and unaddressed abusive relationships, it fails.
Last night’s Academy Awards went off almost completely surprise-free, with only two upsets among the 24 awards: Spike Jonze’ win for Original Screeplay for Her over the completely shut-out American Hustle and “Mr.