Posts tagged with ‘film’

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    Brief Thoughts: Halloween (2018)

    Went to the movies for David Gordon Green’s new HALLOWEEN to cheer myself up. After all, a cinematic manifestation...

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    Brief Thoughts: First Man (2018)

    Damien Chazelle’s FIRST MAN paints Armstrong’s ascent to the Moon as an escape from grief and familial responsibility, the...

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    Brief Thoughts: You Were Never Really Here (2017)

    Lynne Ramsay’s YOU WERE NEVER REALLY HERE: the plot of a pulpy action thriller subsumed into a hypnotic meditation...

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    Brief Thoughts: Hereditary

    HEREDITARY is a near-masterpiece, and falls short because its use of grief and familial trauma as fuel for a...

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    Brief Thoughts: Solo

    SOLO could have been an Ocean’s 11 in space, but shoves aside its tantalizing heist movie aspirations for rushed...

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    Brief Thoughts: Deadpool 2

    DEADPOOL 2 is the kind of movie that has dudes in the theatre competitively repeating every joke out loud...

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    Brief Thoughts: The Death of Stalin (2017)

    THE DEATH OF STALIN is a canny portrait of evil as men (mostly, in this case) desperately competing to...

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    Brief Thoughts: Phantom Thread (2017)

    Paul Thomas Anderson’s PHANTOM THREAD is a love story most preoccupied with toxicity, and how it threads its way...

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    Brief Thoughts & Review: The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

    THE CLOVERFIELD PARADOX is a film five sizes too small in scope and imagination for its tantalizingly outsized ideas....

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