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The Magnificent Seven

Antoine Fuqua’s remake of a remake is visceral, bloody and overstays its welcome. But with such a rich mythmaking tableau upon which to write, one wonders why we need a direct remake of a classic film.

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Ghostbusters

Paul Feig’s take on the story is neither the worst thing EVER nor the best thing to happen to comedy. It’s a superficial, colorful and amusing summer diversion that in no way diminishes the appeal of the original.