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Jojo Rabbit: The Relevance of Satire

Try to imagine the following movie pitch: A ten year old German boy enamored with the values of a Nazi regime during World War 2 tries to find his place in the world with the comfort of an imaginary friend and all that in the form of a Coming-Of-Age story.  …But with fascism, anti-Semitism, and

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“The Favourite”: A Tale about Power

It’s the exact moment whem Olivia Colman’s wheelchair is getting pushed over the screen, that she theatrically manages to shifts her face into total grieve and screams at her servants to stay quiet. In this moment nobody would assume that she is embodying an elegant personality such as a monarch. But the figure you get

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The Assistant: The Sharpness of Silence

Those subtle mundane silences, the lapses in communication, the frayed thoughts, the million little anxieties, the thousand envelope-induced paper cuts can deliver quite a lethal dose when compiled together. They become palpable in Kitty Green’s debut dramatic feature film, “The Assistant”. Enacted under the flat shimmer of the fluorescent office bulbs, these minute transgressions accumulate

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The Best Musical Scores in Film History

As cinema has evolved through its 132 years of history, its stages of transformation have been monumental in the artistic expression of millions of people across the world. From the transition to silent films to talkies with “The Jazz Singer” in 1927, to the first fully animated feature film with “Snow White and the Seven

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„Joker“ is cause for canceling the psychobro trope

Sometimes a film will disturb you. This does not mean the film was bad or good. It is often good because it means your perspective is being challenged and challenge is a good thing as it can lead to change. Other, more upsetting, times a film will disturb you because the material itself is disturbing

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The Best Musical Scores in Film History

As cinema has evolved through its 132 years of history, its stages of transformation have been monumental in the artistic expression of millions of people across the world. From the transition to

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The Assistant: The Sharpness of Silence

Those subtle mundane silences, the lapses in communication, the frayed thoughts, the million little anxieties, the thousand envelope-induced paper cuts can deliver quite a lethal dose when compiled together. They become palpable

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