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Our film critics dive into Richard Linklater’s latest, Last Flag Flying

On this episode of Film Club, A.V. Club critics A.A. Dowd and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky talk about Last Flag Flying, Richard Linklater’s spiritual sequel (of sorts) to the classic Hal Ashby film The Last Detail. It’s billed as the hangout-flick master’s first proper road movie, a 2003-set drama about three Vietnam veterans…

Steve Carell and Bryan Cranston go on a sad road trip in this trailer for Last Flag Flying

The melodramatic, life-affirming road trip is primarily a young person’s game, since only young people have the time and healthy bladders necessary for spending an extended period of time in a car, but that doesn’t mean older people can’t have their own melodramatic, life-affirming road trips. That’s what happens in…

Laurence Fishburne says Marvel is kicking DC’s ass, but he did like Batman V Superman

Whenever you have a “superheroes fighting other superheroes” storyline, the whole thing pretty much rests on why the heroes are fighting and what will make them stop fighting. In Zack Snyder’s Batman V Superman, the impetus for the fighting is that Lex Luthor manipulated Bruce Wayne to convince him that Superman was a…

John Wick: Chapter 2 tackles a burning question: What about the dog?

The John Wick: Chapter 2 panel addressed a question on everyone’s minds: What’s going to happen to the assassin’s new furry pal. The adorable pit bull John picks up at the end of the first movie made an appearance in the trailer for the new installment—after all, the sequel takes place four days after the events of…

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