About Cihan

Nomadic writer seeking adventure.

Ben Affleck as Batman: Audiences Need Imaginations Just As Much As Film-Makers

You’d think Ben Affleck had attempted to stage a coup in Egypt, or cut NASA’s budget to shreds. But nope, he just wants to put on a bat costume. So what’s going on here? I think the crux of the problem is this: imagination. There is a lack of it.

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Review: Pain & Gain

For a director whose movies rake in billions of dollars, Michael Bay is pretty decisive among film fans. His handling of the Transformers franchise has infuriated some, bored others, and entertained many judging by the box office. No matter what kind of story he’s tackled he hasn’t shown restraint and doesn’t seem to want to let up on that front, with Pain & Gain, which for me is Bay’s best film in a long while, maybe ever.
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