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Review: Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me (1992)

Between its sordid soap opera antics and wholesome small-town sensibility; Twin Peaks felt like a sprawling Jungian collective unconscious of Americana that was always shifting to understand its heritage and legacy. In one of the most interesting and eccentric storylines … Continue reading

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Review: Novecento (1976)

Bernardo Bertolucci’s historical epic 1900 (Novecento) is the final film in Kino Klassika’s “A World To Win: A Century of Revolution on Screen.” Inspired by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’ famous declaration in The Communist Manifesto, the season aims to … Continue reading

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My Brief Thoughts on The Last Jedi Panel, Poster and Trailer

In what has seemed like a wonderfully generational celebration that has unified various disparate fans of the popular franchise; the headline Last Jedi panel felt like a humbling bow to the Galactic festivities in Orlando. Patience was rewarded with new … Continue reading

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Brief Musings on Movies (March 12th-March 19th)

Wild At Heart (1990) I am fundamentally undecided about David Lynch’s Wild At Heart. A part of me wants to endorse the picture solely for the fiery, passionate and erotically charged love story between Sailor (Nicolas Cage) and Lula. (Laura … Continue reading

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Review: The Death of Superman Lives-What Happened? (2015)

Some of the greatest stories are the ones lost to time. Consequently, the mind indulges in endless speculation into the reasoning for the failed endeavour and an acute sense of wistfulness at the absence of the narrative. One such tale … Continue reading

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Recollections of a Screening: Beginning of an Unknown Century (1967)

Introduction Beginning of an Unknown Century is the fourth film in Kino Klassika’s “A World To Win: A Century of Revolution on Screen.” Inspired by Karl Marx and Fredrich Engles’ famous declaration in The Communist Manifesto, the season aims to … Continue reading

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Review: Blue Velvet (1986)

Watching David Lynch’s much-venerated film, Blue Velvet is akin to seeing an artist creating a solid outline for a painting and then proceeding to ruin it with sloppy brush strokes that are delivered in an infuriatingly lackadaisical manner. The narrative … Continue reading

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Review: Snoopy and Charlie Brown- The Peanuts Movie (2015)

Snoopy and Charlie Brown: The Peanuts Movie is a marvellous reminder of the enduring appeal of the Charles M. Schulz’s comic strip. It’s commendable how well the film elegantly showcases the Peanuts universe without ever feeling the need to compromise … Continue reading

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Concise Reviews: The Planet of the Apes Series (1968-1973)

Planet of the Apes  The 1968 classic is an earnest science fiction film that is as concerned with its debates as much as the unravelling of its culture and society. The film is held together by a weighty central performance … Continue reading

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Concise Review: La Belle et la Bête (1946)

Jean Cocteau’s La Belle et la Bête is a dance engulfed in shadow. The more faithful 1946 film injects the proverbially touted “Tale as old as time” with the riveting tension of an Argentine Tango. While the titular character Beauty … Continue reading

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