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The Report (2019) Review – A Frantic Investigative Thriller With Troubles

In The Report (2019), screenwriter/director Scott Z. Burns delivers a meticulous investigation of CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques which dated back to George Bush’s presidency. The protagonist of his story is Daniel Jones (Adam Driver), an idealist white knight, who pursues … Continue reading The Report (2019) Review – A Frantic Investigative Thriller With Troubles

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Mope (2019) Review – Sundance Drama About Two Lowkey Stars Of The Adult Films Industry

Mope (2019) may not fully grasp its topic’s potential, but there is an undeniable boldness in Lucas Heyne’s riveting debut. In the adult videos industry, the word “mope” has rather negative connotations. Mopes are people, who clean sets. Considering the … Continue reading Mope (2019) Review – Sundance Drama About Two Lowkey Stars Of The Adult Films Industry

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Ad Astra (2019) Review – A Stranded Astronaut’s Journey With Little Impact

Despite Brad Pitt’s powerhouse performance, “Ad Astra” can’t lift itself above the hardly-exciting pace and its predictable narrative. When it comes to cinema, slow doesn’t necessarily mean bad or boring. Some directors pull off movies with a little sense of … Continue reading Ad Astra (2019) Review – A Stranded Astronaut’s Journey With Little Impact

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Is The Lighthouse Among The Best Films of 2019?

Robert Eggers’ “The Lighthouse” casts a long light and should point many other horror filmmakers toward the right direction. Anchored by two powerhouse performances from Dafoe and Pattinson, it’s a haunting, never-felt-before experience. The cerebral, highly-symbolic “The Lighthouse” begins with … Continue reading Is The Lighthouse Among The Best Films of 2019?

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The Truth About Bhutan’s Happiness Revealed in ‘Red Phallus’ (2018)

Bhutanese first-time director Tashi Gyeltshen discusses the need to drive forward thinking and women emancipation in his country. His “Red Phallus” succeeds as a filmmaker’s statement, but its overly sleepy narrative might be testing for some caught-off-guard viewers. Bhutan has … Continue reading The Truth About Bhutan’s Happiness Revealed in ‘Red Phallus’ (2018)