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Lost - and Gained - in Translation: Films That Began in Japan

Lost – and Gained – in Translation: Films That Began in Japan

(from left) Edge of Tomorrow (Warner Bros.); Ring (Paramount Pictures); Seven magnificent ones (Warner Bros.).picture: Todd Gilchrist/Warner Bros.; Paramount Pictures; Warner Bros. Express train will definitely be number one at the box office this weekend – with a bullet. Why not, with a cast that includes Brad Pitt, Sandra Bullock, Bad Bunny, Brian Tyree Henry …

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Westworld peeks behind the curtain of its gamified reality

Westworld peeks behind the curtain of its gamified reality

Ed Harris in Westworld Photo: John Johnson/HBO My notes at the end of this latest episode Westworld read as follows: “The Truman Show + Matrix?” Can you blame me? Westworld has always paved its way by trying to be a 21st-century meditation on consciousness, free will, and technology (not to mention memory and alienation) that …

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