Category: Movies

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Sunday Morning! Rewatching Antonioni

He was considered a lion of European art house cinema. I consider Antonioni to be one of the great directors of emotional horror movies.

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Sunday Morning! “Us” (2019)

Jordan Peele’s recent “Us” reminds me that all great horror movies work by a sort of irrational nightmare logic. Here there be spoilers.

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Tenshot: Into the Spiderverse

For me, the sign of a great movie is when I’m both enjoying the current scene and giddy with anticipation for the scene to come.

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Batman vs Superman, Seriously

So if “doing what works” is a working definition of fascism, and an affinity for “doing what works” makes Batman fascist, and Superman
fascist, what does that mean for us poor old everyday humans

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Tenshot: The Hobbit

The Hobbit movies are good movies; they could have been great movies.

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Sunday Morning! Tarkovsky’s “Stalker” (1979)

The director angrily replied that the movie needed to be slower at the beginning so bored audience members would realize they were in the wrong theater and leave early, thus weeding them out.

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Part Man. Part Machine. All Human.

Blade Runner is one of my favorite movies. Still, I believe that a movie could absolutely do a better job addressing the way technology can dehumanize us. I believe that because there is at least one movie that does do a better job of it: RoboCop.