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The East | Den of Geek Review

More than a decade after 9/11, terrorism has become pop culture’s dirty little secret of escapist fantasy. Almost every year now, a new film comes along that glorifies or tantalizes its audience with the forbidden taste of wanton destruction. Whether in the shape of Joker, Bane, Javier Bardem or this summer’s reinvention of Khan, audiences like a macabre tale that lets them revel in a society set on fire, before a moralistic coda reassures them that they are above such nihilistic cravings.

Director Zal Batmanglij and his co-writer/leading lady Brit Marling seek to offer no such easy ethics or comforting answers in their eco-terrorist flick, The East. Opening today in select cities, the creative duo paints a vividly real world where punkish anarchism gives way to a disquieting retaliation against the “One Percent.” If this beatnik group of revolutionaries should be considered chilling villains or heroic protagonists will depend entirely on each individual viewer.

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30 Years Later, Where Is ‘The Crow’ Cast Now?

With the new The Crow remake coming soon, we take a look back at the 30-year-old cult classic original–and where the stars are now.

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Kaam Chalu Hai Review | Leisurebyte

Kaam Chalu Hai Review: Based on true events, this movie is thought-provoking and inspiring

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Rebel Moon Part 2 Review: Forgettable Saga is, Well, Forgettable | Leisurebyte

Rebel Moon Part 2 Review: This movie doesn't feel anything new or worth remembering, which is a shame.

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