Civil War - Alex Garland - Movie Review

‘Civil War’ Movie Review

Alex Garland has a penchant for mutually assured destruction. His writing and, in recent years, his directing revolve around this theme; the Danny Boyle sci-fi masterpiece and Garland written Sunshine (2006) consists of characters debating the moral repercussions of saving another spaceship at risk of losing humanity; Garland’s Annihilation (2018) climaxes with a symbiotic reflection of …

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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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‘Love Lies Bleeding’ Review: A Molotov Cocktail of Brawn, Lust, and Rage (Berlinale)

Queer stories aren’t a new concept. If you look at film history, especially before the Hays Code, you’ll see a vast collection that has been influenced by queer filmmakers since the beginning of Hollywood, even if it’s through fashion, set design, etc. Queer love stories have begun to find a …

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The 81st Annual Golden Globe Awards Winners

Barbenheimer dominated the box office in 2023, but the 81st Golden Globe Awards were all about Oppenheimer winning in almost all the major categories. Christopher Nolan’s biographical drama about J. Robert Oppenheimer took home five trophies, including Best Picture. Nolan won his first-ever Best Director accolade for Oppenheimer, while Cillian Murphy took home the Best Actor (Drama) …

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The 25 best movies of 2023 – from ‘The Killer’ to ‘Oppenheimer’

2023 has been a phenomenal year for movies. From big studio blockbusters to extraordinary indie movies, this year has seen brave new voices taking center stage. If movies like Barbie and Oppenheimer encouraged movie-goers to go to cinema halls in large numbers, small-budget gems such as Past Lives, The Holdovers, and Talk to Me turned out to …

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Review: Jonathan Glazer’s ‘The Zone of Interest’ is unsettling and unforgettable

Jonathan Glazer’s chilling drama about the Holocaust, The Zone of Interest, is an unforgettable cinematic experience. In 2004, the world learned about Jonathan Glazer’s directing prowess when Birth was nominated for several accolades during the awards season. Since then, the filmmaker has garnered a reputation for making films that force people to think about diverse issues. But …

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Review: ‘All Dirt Roads Tase of Salt’ is a sensory journey for art house aficionados

A new piece of cinema from writer/director Raven Jackson, All Dirt Roads Taste Of Salt is very much a cinematic work of art. When it comes to art and cinema, tastes will vary as widely and diversely as there are people on the planet. It can be a situation where one man’s trash …

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Review: ‘Dicks: The Musical’ is the funniest film of the whole year

The new musical comedy from A24 and director Larry Charles called Dicks: The Musical is a spectacular success of ridiculous raunchiness and plays out like the most twisted version of The Parent Trap you can imagine. When it comes to movie genres, musicals is one of the trickiest to pull off, successfully. The art of …

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Priscilla Review: A film buff’s dream come true

Lana Del Rey’s song “Love” speaks about growing up, getting dressed up and going out on dates, falling head over heels, and “when you’re young and in love.” It’s a relatable sentiment, but sadly, the inexperience of being that age and handling those feelings for the first time often leads to …

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