Category Archives: Reviews

Review: The Incredibles 2 (2018)

In hindsight, it’s hard not to view Brad Bird’s 2004 animated feature- The Incredibles as a breezy, heartfelt and sobering postmodern bow to the minuscule superhero genre that existed in the early 2000s. Through its family-focused story, the film grappled … Continue reading

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Initial Impression: Isle of Dogs (2018)

Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs is a return to stop-motion animation for the pristine American auteur. The form and style was a revelation for his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr Fox. With its lightning cuts and the juxtaposition between … Continue reading

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Review: Pacific Rim Uprising (2018)

Pacific Rim Uprising is an excited adolescent of a movie that breathlessly dashes about the place with sugary notions of family and identity in the manner of the most well-intentioned Power Rangers episode. The sequel takes place ten years after … Continue reading

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Review: Jodorowsky’s Dune (2014)

Jodorowsky’s Dune is a heartening and often amusing experience that hoists the weight of the auteur theory on its shoulders with vivid and sobering clarity. Frank Pavich’s documentary charts the early career of Chilian-French director- Alejandro Jodorowsky and his subsequent … Continue reading

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Review: Black Panther (2018)

To say that Black Panther is a movie of the moment is one of the most significant understatements of the century. Aside from the character’s solo feature debut representing the culmination of nearly thirty years of various attempts to bring … Continue reading

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Review: The Shape of Water (2018)

The Shape of Water is an enchanting fairy tale drenched in Americana. Set against the backdrop of the Cold War in the early sixties: The latest film from the Mexican fantasy auteur, (Guillermo del Toro) recounts the touching love story … Continue reading

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Review: Phantom Thread (2018)

Much like the lavish and regally constructed dresses that the renowned central character makes throughout Phantom Thread: Paul Thomas Anderson’s latest feature is a nimble and cunningly made drama that has many surprises woven within its fabric. Set in 1950s London … Continue reading

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