‘Ocean’s Eight’ Review: Sandra Bullock And Cate Blanchett Lead An A-List Cast Through A Messy Summer Flick

A cast of A-listers elevate a messy female-centric summer heist film

In a time where it seems women are (still) given the short end of the stick, is there room for an all female remake of an all male trilogy? If we’ve learned anything from Ghostbusters (and recently, Star Wars), it is that sexism is still alive and well. So, what better than to give a big middle finger and create a pseudo-sequel of the Ocean trilogy with a cast of A-list female talent at the helm. Ocean’s Eight is a fast-paced heist extravaganza walking a fine line between stylized realism and fantasy escapism.

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‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’ Review: Matthew Vaughn’s Highly Stylized Sequel Is Classy Even When It Feels Overstuffed

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Kingsman: The Golden Circle’s heavy style and off-beat villain warrant its existence

Kingsman: The Secret Service was a surprising spy movie that no one had ever seen before. It was an over the top parody of everything from James Bond to trophy blondes while oozing with British culture and explosive style. Matthew Vaughn steps behind the camera again for his first sequel and Kingsman: The Golden Circle follows suit with everything that made fans fell in love with Eggsy and the gang the first time around. However, it also brings everything that prevented it from going higher and more.

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