A 21st Century Prophecy: Vox Lux Review

The Childhood of a Leader, a film showed us how fascist regimes have spread so rampantly they’ve lost all control and sense of reality, was a solid beginning for the type of filmmaking director Brady Corbet seems to want to explore.  The last moments of Childhood of a Leader are insanely intense, featuring a swirling camera … Continue reading A 21st Century Prophecy: Vox Lux Review

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Unapologetic & Insanely Vital: Blackkklansman Review

Spike Lee’s Blackkklansman is the first great film of the Trump era, showcasing how America suppresses other cultures into feeling numb over certain issues, how one man tried to take on the racist regime of the police from the inside, and the fatality of it all. Blackkklansman opens with the iconic wide shot from Gone … Continue reading Unapologetic & Insanely Vital: Blackkklansman Review

Why I Loved Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’

The opening of 'mother!' should tell you enough about what you’re about to witness for the next 2 hours. It's filled with unrelenting and downright disgusting visuals that will make you question everything you have seen. There’s no subtlety in it. It’s weird. It’s unapologetically in your face. If that doesn’t get you prepared for it, nothing … Continue reading Why I Loved Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’

Terrence Malick at his best & most romantic: Song to Song Review

“I tried to be kind, it only made me colder.” Faye (Rooney Mara) follows the curtains of a hotel room she and BV (Ryan Gosling) are staying in. BV asks her, “Do you love me?” and Faye smiles directly to the camera, and says, “Yes.” She turns to her left and BV repeats the question, and with … Continue reading Terrence Malick at his best & most romantic: Song to Song Review