Russ Fischer

Senior Editor at Webedia

Editor-in-Chief of MoviePilot.com

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Our critics review “Alita: Battle Angel,” the big-budget film about a woman cyborg; “Happy Death Day 2U,” about a masked killer who targets college students; “Isn’t it Romantic,”…

James Cameron’s ‘Alita:’ Great visuals but no payoff

Our critics review “Alita: Battle Angel,” the big-budget film about a woman cyborg; “Happy Death Day 2U,” about a masked killer who targets college students; “Isn’t it Romantic,”…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “Peppermint,” starring Jennifer Garner as a woman who wakes up from a coma after her husband and daughter are killed in a drive-by shooting; “I Am Not a Witch,”…

'I Am Not a Witch' is funny, terrifying, and potent

Our critics review “Peppermint,” starring Jennifer Garner as a woman who wakes up from a coma after her husband and daughter are killed in a drive-by shooting; “I Am Not a Witch,”…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Our critics review “BlacKkKlansman,” based on the true story of the first African-American officer hired by the Colorado Springs Police Department in the early 1970s; “The Meg,” about…

Is 'The Meg' a serious film, or 'Jaws' meets 'Sharknado?'

Our critics review “BlacKkKlansman,” based on the true story of the first African-American officer hired by the Colorado Springs Police Department in the early 1970s; “The Meg,” about…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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