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Joe Queenan

Joe Queenan

    Back to the (same old) future
    Back to the (same old) future
    Immediately after executing yet another monstrous act of unspeakable violence, Sharlto Copley, who plays the villain in the new sci-fi thriller...
    Steel yourself: Same old stories sap superheroes’ staying power
    Steel yourself: Same old stories sap superheroes’ staying power
    Twenty years ago, after appearing in two phenomenally successful, visually opulent and generally brilliant Batman movies, Michael Keaton decided he...
    The 'last' resort: The ultimate in film title folly
    The 'last' resort: The ultimate in film title folly
    The release of M Night Shyamalan's The Last Airbender has reminded me that, with few notable exceptions, most movies with "last" in the...
    Advantages of random fandom
    Advantages of random fandom
    A few weeks ago I went to see the highly praised French film The Father of My Children. At least I tried to. The ticket taker told me that...
    In-flight movies an aviation hazard
    In-flight movies an aviation hazard
    Whenever I fly, I am aware that the movie I am watching on the tiny screen directly in front of me could be the very last film I ever watch. All...
    Clint Eastwood: Man with no equal
    Clint Eastwood: Man with no equal
    Directors and stars have come and gone: Clint Eastwood has endured. And he's never stopped working. Joe Queenan salutes the Hollywood great, who...