Danny Glover Turns 75: A Quiet, Fiery Legacy

“Among Black actors, Danny Glover’s screen legacy is still unsung.” A retrospective look at Glover’s impressive career as he turns 75.

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The Nightmarish and Sublime Beauty of the Undiscovered in ‘Annihilation’ (2018) and ‘Interstellar’ (2014)

These two films elegantly unravel what it means to experience things as inconceivable as they are alluring, which continually pull at and dismantle human instinct.

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Disrupting American Mythologies: ‘Nomadland’ (2020) and Tales of Manifest Destiny

The experience Zhao aims for is one that engages thoroughly with the modern-day repercussions of Manifest Destiny. She excites us about a romantic lifestyle with boundless opportunities, but uses this lifestyle to question the mythology of the West.

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Revisiting Wes Craven’s ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ (1984) and Horror’s Obsession with the Female Mind

“What remains brutally unwavering is the violence inflicted on female characters and its link to male fantasy and desire.”

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REVIEW: ‘Jumbo’ Is An Inventive Hybrid of a Modern Love Story and a Full-Body Sensory Experience

Zoé Wittock makes her feature directorial debut with Jumbo, sporting an equal disregard for the conservative, in both a fantasmic and ambitious fashion.

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Top of the Docs #52 – SHEFFIELD DOC/FEST REVIEW: Don McCullin: ‘Almost Liverpool 8’ (2021)

Daniel Draper and Allan Melia explore Liverpool 8 in their latest film, using Don McCullin’s photographs as a rough guide.

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[Between the Lines] The ‘Bridesmaids’ (2011) Screenplay Holds Up 10 Years Later

This month Bridesmaids will be celebrating its ten year anniversary, a modern commercial and critical hit.

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20 Years On, ‘Moulin Rouge!’ (2001) Remains a Metatheatrical, Maximalist Masterpiece

Moulin Rouge is unmistakably its own creation, unified in its vision, unfailingly precise in its execution, and achingly sincere in its portrait of a first, lost love.

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REVIEW: ‘Language Lessons’ (2021) is All About Resilience

Language Lessons is the first computer screen-based film that focuses on the very things that a life of constant videotelephony has taken away from us.

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