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Godzilla: as Good as Jaws?

Mostly good reviews for this beast of a revival

(Newser) - The Godzilla franchise enters its seventh decade and there's plenty of building-smashing to go around. But does the beast also have a sensitive side? Director Gareth Edwards shows there's more to the monster in this latest Godzilla flick, starring Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Olsen. How does he do?... More »

Worst Summer Blockbusters Ever

Sorry, Transformers fans

(Newser) - The summer blockbuster: proof that, when it comes to movies, budget is often inversely proportional to quality. In Time , Everett Rosenfeld and Gilbert Cruz reflect on the worst of the worst:
  1. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: Director Michael Bay’s only priority: explosions.
  2. Star Wars: Episode IThe Phantom Menace:
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50 Favorite Magazines

From popular to niche, selected for being fun and instructive

(Newser) - From US Weekly to a quarterly for Godzilla enthusiasts, the Chicago Tribune's list of 50 favorite magazines both entertain and take readers to new places. The list includes:
  • NME: A rock and roll crystal ball, this UK music mag forecasts tomorrow’s megastars
  • Seed: Science never looked so glossy or
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