2017 Catch-up: Logan Lucky and Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Take Me Hollywood, Country Roads.

by Benjamín Harguindey

If nothing else, 2017 will go down as the year in which movies discovered what a lovely song is John Denver’s 1971 country single “Take Me Home, Country Roads”, which was already included in Alien: Covenant of all things and features prominently in the plot of two other 2017 comedies, Logan Lucky and Kingsman: The Golden Circle.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Teaser Trailer

by Benjamín Harguindey

Following the February reveal of Episode VIII’s title – “The Last Jedi”, ominously written in red as opposed to the traditional yellow – a teaser trailer was finally released yesterday. The hype is strong in this one.

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Review: Paterson (2016)

Slice of life at its finest and most endearing.

by Benjamín Harguindey

Paterson is very much a return to true form for writer/director Jim Jarmusch, back to his simple, contemplative stories of urban wanderers without the esoteric tenets of Dead Man (1995) or the mumbo-jumbo of The Limits of Control (2009), whatever that one was about. It’s a very sweet, mellow, easy-going movie, and a deceitfully simple one at that.

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