Category: Verdict: 3.0

The piece mostly accomplishes what it sets out to do but only because it doesn’t set the bar high.

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V 2.07: Birth Pangs

Welcome to Bizarro V, in which the human storyline turns out a hoot, whereas the Visitor sequences keep putting me to sleep. No, seriously

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V 2.09: Devil in a Blue Dress

Oh, all right, Lisa, I’ll stick around for the finale. Actually, I’m impressed at how well the V Powers That Be are tying the loose threads introduced by various creative teams, turning the Visitors’ inconsistent behaviour

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White House Down (2013)

Roland Emmerich has been making over-the-top disaster movies for so long, I’d almost forgotten he could direct anything else. Two years ago, Anonymous demonstrated…

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X-Men: First Class (2011)

To this day, my face makes a slight frown whenever I watch the opening montage in X-Men (2000), which credits Stan Lee for creating…

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