Arze Movie Review

‘Arzé’ Review: Bicycle Thieves Riff is a Striking Directorial Debut

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. In Mira Shaib’s Beirut-set drama, Arzé,  the narrative framework that is imitated is that of Bicycle Thieves, a pantheonic piece of Italian neorealism. Vittorio De Sica’s 1948 classic follows a father and his son searching for a stolen bike, a symbol of means …

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Doctor Who: ‘The Legend of Ruby Sunday’ Review – Season 1 Episode 7

Within Doctor Who, ‘two-parters’ have become commonplace, a trademark of 2005’s reboot series. Some are renowned for being fan-favorite episodes – The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances – while some are a lot less beloved; see The Pandorica Opens/Big Bang. But while some don’t hit the heights of others as a …

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Spermageddon Movie Review 2

‘Spermageddon’ Movie Review: Hilariously Raunchy Animation

I learned about the Norwegian film Spermageddon through a friend of mine. While discussing films we’d recently watched and giving each other recommendations, she exclaimed, “I watched this animated movie about sperm!” As she went on to describe the film as a comedy-musical my interest peaked, and I immediately sought it out …

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The Acolyte Destiny Review

Star Wars: The Acolyte ‘Destiny’ Review – Episode 3

The Acolyte episode three, Destiny, takes things back to the past and the childhood of Mae and Osha and looks at how the tragic incident that consumed their family and separated them, driving them apart – how it happened. It’s brutal; Mae’s rage and anger at Osha betraying their trust to …

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Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare Review

‘The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare’ Review: Guy Ritchie’s Exhilarating James Bond Audition Tape

Guy Ritchie’s The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare is the latest project from the versatile filmmaker. It’s hard to keep track of what projects Guy Ritchie is currently working on, as one gets seemingly announced every week. And while most on Film Twitter spheres have complained about Ritchie pumping out two …

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