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‘A Different Man’ Movie Review: Schimberg’s Fascinating Metatextual Black Satire

In Aesop’s Fables, a set of tales told to children to imbue them with socially correct morals, exists the story of “The North Wind and The Sun.” The iconic fable describes how the anthropomorphic entities of the Wind and the Sun argued between themselves on the best method in getting someone …

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‘Drive-Away Dolls’ Movie Review: A Lightweight Labor of Love

Ethan Coen and Tricia Cooke’s Drive-Away Dolls – directed by Coen, written by the pair, and edited by Cooke – has been a long time in the making but arrives at a strange juncture in the Coen extended family’s careers. When Joel and Ethan Coen announced a temporary split and solo projects after decades of operating as the Coen Brothers, all eyes …

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Asphalt City Movie Review

‘Asphalt City’ Movie Review: Sean Penn and Tye Sheridan in Paramedic Drama

Certain movies make a splashy entrance into prestigious film festivals, and while making a grand entrance, those films take time to appear in cinemas. In some cases, that can be a good thing. Recent examples include Martin Scorsese’s Killers of The Flower Moon, which earned ten Academy Award nominations. Whereas other films from …

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In the Land of Saints and Sinners Movie Review

‘In the Land of Saints and Sinners’ Movie Review: A Character Drama Disguised as an Action Movie

Liam Neeson might have one of Hollywood’s most exciting career trajectories. From his Oscar-winning work in the 1990s (Schindler’s List), his career pivoted in 2008. Neeson’s hit action film Taken turned him into a different kind of actor. Flash forward twenty-two years, and he has morphed into an action star. That delivered universally enjoyable cinema …

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Tracker Series Review

‘Tracker’ Review: The First 6 Episodes of the CBS Drama

Tracker is the latest and greatest mystery of the week network show courtesy of CBS. The show stars Justin Hartley in the lead role of Colter Shaw. Tracker is about a man with a particular set of skills (no, not Liam Neeson in Taken), the ability to find people (and things) who are either missing or don’t want …

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Immaculate - Interview with Composer Will Bates

‘Immaculate’ Interview with Composer Will Bates

Immaculate recently premiered at SXSW before coming to theaters all over. The movie, from director Michael Mohan and writer Andrew Lobel, is a psychological horror film years in the making. The idyllic Italian countryside warmly embraces Cecilia (Sydney Sweeney), a woman of deep faith who believes she was saved from death as a child …

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Road House Movie Review

‘Road House’ (2024) Movie Review: Doug Liman’s Wannabe Miami Vice

Road House, from director Doug Liman and starring Jake Gyllenhaal is now streaming. Should we compare remakes to the original? This central question guides most film critics when they compare a modernized version of a popular film made decades ago. Some say we shouldn’t hold the original as the only …

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‘One Life’ Movie Review: Timeless Tribute to Heroism and Humanity

In 2023, we saw a movie based on the Holocaust taking the world by storm. Yes, we are talking about Jonathan Glazer’s haunting masterpiece, The Zone of Interest. It gave a very different perspective about an event that changed the world. Now, months later, we have another project revolving around the Holocaust. James Hawes’ One …

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‘The Tourist’ Season 1 Review: An Irishman with Amnesia in the Outback

With a compelling story centered around self-discovery, season 1 of The Tourist is the next thing you should put on your watchlist. The Tourist is an Australian thriller series centered around a man (played by Jamie Dornan) who wakes up in the hospital with amnesia. It made the licensing rounds, first premiering on the BBC, …

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‘Sleeping Dogs’ Interview with Writer and Director Adam Cooper

In Sleeping Dogs, co-written and directed by Adam Cooper, truth is a point of view through the memory of ex-homicide detective Roy Freeman. Academy Award winner Russell Crowe (recently in Land of Bad) stars as Freeman, a man in crisis with a memory that is quite broken. Freeman is a recluse, and his home is …

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3 Body Problem Series Review

‘3 Body Problem’ Series Review: Historical Drama Seamlessly Meets Futuristic Sci-Fi Suspense

DB Weiss and David Benioff became household names with Game of Thrones. The series became one of the greatest TV series of all time and won several accolades, including Emmys. Almost five years later, Weiss and Benioff are back on the small screen with the TV adaptation of 3 Body Problem. The latest Netflix series is based on the …

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‘Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire’ Movie Review: Fun But Underwhelming

Ghostbusters could be considered one of the 1980s most iconic films. It holds a place of nostalgia for many, thanks to the cast involved. Putting actors like Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, and Ernie Hudson together proved to be a recipe for success. The combination resulted in a film that has stood the test …

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SXSW ‘The Fall Guy’ Movie Review – Ryan Gosling and Emily Blunt Anchor a Fantastic Action Film

Stuntmen do very impressive work on movies, and the better they are, the less likely you are even to notice them. While rumblings about an Oscar for stunts finally being given out have led nowhere, the best boost to this particular section of the industry is the big-budget blockbuster The Fall …

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‘One Percent Warrior’ Movie Review: An Uninteresting Meta-Actioner

It’s hard to discuss the nature of One-Percent Warrior without discussing the elephant in the room: Tak Sakaguchi. The film, directed by Yamaguchi Yudai, not only examines the nature of action films but also serves as a self-reflexive examination of Sakaguchi’s own career in the realm of Japanese action cinema, with turns in Ryuhei Kitamura’s Versus, Sion Sono’s Why Don’t …

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To Kill a Tiger Documentary Movie Review

‘To Kill A Tiger’ Documentary’ Review: A Journey of Human Resistance and Justice

Documentaries hold a unique position in the realm of storytelling, possessing an unparalleled ability to captivate and inspire audiences. They have the power of offering an in-depth look into real-life experiences and issues. However, creating a documentary is one of the toughest tasks to do in the entertainment world. Moreover, …

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We're All Gonna Die SXSW Movie Review

SXSW ‘We’re All Gonna Die’ Review – A Mesmerizing Road Trip to an Unknown Destination

Everyone expects that the end of the world – or at least of civilization as we know it – will come about in a big, transformative way. An extinction event or an apocalyptic end to all we know and love has been predicted by many science fiction stories and zombie …

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‘Knox Goes Away’ Movie Review: An Exciting Prospect with Middling Results

Michael Keaton has been considered one of the generation’s best (and most popular) actors. Besides his oozing on-screen charisma, he is arguably one of the most likable people in Hollywood. This includes his starring roles in iconic films including but not limited to Batman, Batman Returns, and Beetlejuice. Those films made him a household name that …

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