REVIEW : ‘Lupin’ (2021) Uniquely Brings Life to One of French Literature’s Finest

Earlier this month, Netflix brought us their most recent take on the ‘gentleman-burglar’ with Lupin, starring France’s national treasure and renowned actor Omar Sy in the role of Assane Diop.

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‘Blindspotting’ (2018) and the Hardships of Fitting Into a World That is Rejecting You

The movie alternates between comedy and drama, and navigates subjects like gentrification, the US prison system, toxic masculinity, gun violence and systemic racism in an intricate series of dialogues and everyday life scenes. Verse and heightened language are uniquely woven into the storytelling process, making the film a rare experience. The key to it’s charm is how realistically it reflects Oakland, in all its culture and singularity, and how heavily it centers around the characters.

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Time is of The Essence Through Christopher Nolan’s Lens

His works explore recurring and layered themes of loss and sacrifice, but there is one that Nolan can bend to his will like no other : time.

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MHAM: ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ and the Journey of a Family Through Trauma

With its ten episodes oscillating back and forth between past and present, we discover the story of the Crain family. Director Mike Flanagan explores the complicated emotional dynamics of family relationships, in which every heated conversation and every word unsaid are part of a much bigger puzzle.

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“Chicago” (2002) is a Satirical Tale of Women’s Emancipation

The story is told through imaginary performances put on by the various characters, as a way to check in with the audience and portray themselves the way they would like to be seen.

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‘Patrick Melrose’ (2018) is a Compassionate Depiction of Trauma

For several years, when asked what his dream role would be, Benedict Cumberbatch would answer with “Patrick Melrose”, Edward St. Aubyn’s tortured novel character.

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REVIEW: ‘Underwater’ is an Immersive and Intense Dive Into Depths Unknown

William Eubank brings us a horror thriller in the style of Alien (1979) and Life (2017), with a stranded team of scientists and mechanics facing unprecedented challenges in the deepest place on Earth.

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