For Kyle, who changed the movies I love

Mind the Gap

Kyle’s excitement made my heart flutter. The movie was his — he sent me blocks of exclamation marks and little hearts, unwittingly coloring in magic marker hues over my tangle of nerves.
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‘Winter Soldier’ captains the fight against drones

Marvel’s “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” is not a fan of drones. Rarely is an action-movie sequel better than its predecessor, but “Winter Soldier” is definitively superior to its period-piece sister. Whereas “Captain America: The First Avenger” (2011) dithered with Steve Rogers’ (Chris Evans) origin story, replete with World War
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