“The First Modern Film of Sound Cinema” Still Has So Much To Teach Us

The big picture Alain Resnais' Hiroshima my love revolutionized modern cinema with its timeless emotional rawness. The 1959 drama is about trauma, time and memory, and how big historical events shape small personal stories. Hiroshima my love presents flawed protagonists and serves as a reflection on cinema and the importance of cinema. Paris, 1959. The […]

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20 Best Movies Since 2020 (So Far), Ranked According to IMDb

2020 marked the rise of a worldwide pandemic, which continued through 2021 and 2022. The pandemic hit the filmmaking business hard, delaying many high-profile projects and releasing others to a much smaller audience, severely affecting their chance at the box office. Despite the dire situation, the film industry showed remarkable resistance and endurance. Fewer movies […]

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I’ll Bet You Missed This Deep-Cut ‘Clone Wars’ Reference in ‘The Acolyte’

The big picture the acolyte incorporates ties to other Star Wars pieces, in particular The Clone Wars inspiring its narrative thrust. A key reference in the premiere episode of The Acolyte goes back to a Clone Wars episode featuring Carlac. Carlac has significant ties within the Star Wars canon, including references to The Clone Wars […]

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Wes Craven Had To Submit This Bloody Horror Classic to the MPA 9 Times

The big picture Wes Craven fought to get an R rating from the MPA for the 1996s Shout and had to edit iconic scenes significantly. The MPA required changes due to the film's graphic violence, such as in the classic opening scene, Kenny's death sequence, and the scene where Stu and Billy stab each other. […]

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‘Latency’ Review – Zack Snyder’s ‘Sucker Punch’ Meets AI

The big picture Sasha Luss stands out Latency carrying the film with a strong central performance. The film respectfully explores agoraphobia while showcasing intriguing and realistic technology. Latency it falls short by focusing on clichés and lacking depth in the central dynamic between Hana and Jen. The wild success of shows like The last of […]

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‘Interview with the Vampire’ Season 2’s Easter Egg Teases a Major Book Storyline

Editor's Note: The following contains spoilers for Interview with the Vampire Season 2 and light plot spoilers for The Tale of the Body Thief. The big picture Raglan James first appears in Interview with the vampire Season 2, giving Daniel access to the Talamasca files. Raglan James plays an important role in the Anne Rice […]

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Marvel’s BLADE Reboot Loses Its Second Director

In what now seems like a running joke, the Marvel Studios version leaf has lost another director. According to a report by varietydirector Yann Demange (Lovecraft Country), will no longer direct the film. This makes Demange the second director to walk away from the project. Director Bassam Tariq departed from an earlier version slated to […]

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