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Men in Black: International Is a Galaxy of Fun for a New Generation

Men in Black: International will not be the best movie you see this year. There are plot issues, character arcs go unfinished, and the ending felt rushed. But it’s still a campy, cool sci-fi spy thriller – one that coasts on the natural charisma of Tessa Thompson and Chris Hemsworth, who may be one of this generation’s best comedic duos. In a sense, it kind of feels like the perfect sequel to the original Men in Black. It’s an entertaining movie made better by the people in it. Read More >>

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The Original Men in Black Marked a Transition of the Hollywood Blockbuster

When most of us think of the original Men in Black, it’s not that significant. It’s a blip on the blockbuster scale. A film that used Will Smith at his prime, had a hit pop song in its credits, and spawned a few sequels. Watching it now though—over 20 years since its 1997 release, on the eve of a franchise reboot—and you come to appreciate the film in ways you never thought possible. Read More >>

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12 Unforgettable Sci-Fi Movies About Memory

Filmmakers love to explore memory problems—in the form of amnesia, dementia, manipulation, conflicting recollections of the past, you name it. And this thematic fascination isn’t limited to any one movie genre; it’s the one thing Overboard, Memento, and Rashomon all have in common. Read More >>

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Jonah Hill, Destroyer of Dreams, Casts Doubt on MIB 23 Ever Happening

When we first heard—thanks to the 2014 Sony hack—that a crossover between the Men in Black and 21 Jump Street movie universes was in the works, we laughed. Hard. But then, when the studio moved forward with it, we really started to like the idea. A lot. How can they take it away from us now? Read More >>