I’m Thinking of Ending Things is a beautiful work of art that invites the audience to find its meaning. A refreshing take in a time when indie movies love nothing more than hitting you over the head with their heavy-handed metaphors.
Jak sie masz! Borat Sagdiyev, everyone’s favorite gray-suited, misogynistic, antisemitic, mustachioed, Kazakhi journalist is back! Well, maybe not everyone’s favorite. Once again, Sascha Baron Cohen manages to simultaneously entertain as well as offend in this new iteration of his perhaps most controversial alter ego. And yet, for all his comedic dare-devil antics, it is Maria Bakalova, the 24-year old Bulgarian actress who plays daughter Tutar, who ultimately steals the fakumentary/political satire/road movie/coming of age story/freak show.
It’s been 45 years since Jaws was released in theaters. With the advent of CGI and refined special effects, can this classic film still terrorize modern audiences? Let’s take a look at what makes the horror of Jaws so effective.
There is something curious and mysterious about the countryside.
If there’s a thing or two we can learn from movies, it is definitely that a dystopian future does not have to be our destiny.
Inception is one of Christopher Nolan’s most powerful films. Its true strength lies in its ability to make us question the nature of dreams and reality.
The story of Oskar and Eli is beautiful yet simple. Oskar is a human child who is being bullied by his classmates at school. Eli is a vampire who has to constantly struggle with that curse. Let the Right One In answers this question: If a child vampire wanted to make friends with a human child, how would that play out?
K: I’ve never retired something that was born before.
Lieutenant Joshi : What’s the difference?
K: To be born is to have a soul, I guess.
Saulnier proves that he can take the best from auteurs and genre cinema directors and shape his own unique style within the landscape of emerging genre directors.
Cameron Crowe’s 2001 film is a spectacularly disorienting mess; a wild mix of genres, tones, and approaches that failed to win over critics or audiences. But it’s also a largely misunderstood, hugely ambitious love story, with a surprising relevance to today’s world.
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