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Brad’s Status

The name Brad’s Status alludes to the film’s central subject, and to the social media platforms its titular character is tormented by. Brad (Ben Stiller) owns a non-profit organisation, and has a contented wife (Jenna Fischer) and a talented musician son (Austin Abrams). The film opens with Brad expressing doubts to his wife, Melanie, about […]

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

There is a moment in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 when, after arriving on an alien planet, the film’s hero is told he can control all matter on it. He immediately cautions, “I’m gonna make some weird shit.” Well you would, wouldn’t you? He is Peter Quill, or Star-Lord, and he and his spacefaring […]