The Despicable Invasion of Cinema? A Defence of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

“Film is pop art. It is not whether it’s auteur cinema or not; that’s a false distinction. Cinema is cinema.” – Denis Villeneuve Denis Villeneuve is a filmmaker who embraces what cinema is, and what cinema can achieve. He understands, through the synergetic style of his films and by his sentiment above, that the discourse […]

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REVIEW: mid90s (2019)

Jonah Hill has graced our screens in roles that have brought both laughter and melancholy, traits that overlap in movies such as “Superbad” and even “21 Jump Street”. It comes as no surprise then that he would make his feature-length directorial debut with a coming-of-age tale that juggles both comedy and drama. “mid90s” joins the […]

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REVIEW: Ad Astra (2019)

Director James Gray, who has made a name for himself with his grounded, New York-set dramas, reaches for the skies in Ad Astra, his Brad Pitt-leading Magnus Opus. He takes the run-of-the-mill space exploration movie and infuses enough creative and authorial expressivity to place it on the podium among science fiction’s most artistic triumphs.  Brad Pitt […]

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