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I Do Movies Badly: Okja

Okja may not have made me swear off meat, but its intimacy with an adorable albeit extremely large pig did provide an emotional and critical look at larger societal forces (corporations, police, extremist groups) that all contribute to the oppression and...

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Suspiria: We Danced on the Ceiling, by Scott Nye

Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria, a remake of Dario Argento’s landmark 1977 horror film, wastes no time establishing precisely what will make it both similar and distinct from the classic. Like Argento’s, Guadagnino starts his film with ominous music and the sound...

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Monday Movie: Blue, by David Bax

Perhaps the most heartbreaking work of avant garde cinema ever made, there’s a kind of graceful fury boiling underneath the placid, azure surface of Derek Jarman’s Blue. Released only months before Jarman’s AIDS-related death, the film is a mix of...

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Oscar Thoughts, by Daniel Bergamini

This morning, film journalists, bloggers and fans dragged themselves out of bed to watch the 84th annual Academy Awards nominations. And like always, it ended with disappointment, shock and the occasional pleasant surprise. The Academy Awards is one of the...