Ciro Guerra’s impeccable visual artistry is the strongest feature of “Birds Of Passage”, but the rest quickly consumes its entire fuel reserves.
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A black community’s ode to the oppressing government written by a white person. What could go wrong?
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“Starry Eyes”is an unusual tale of unhappiness and devotion, served in a form of body horror and a prelude to “Neon Demon”.
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“Sicario: Day Of The Soldado” is a loose reference to Denis Villeneuve’s thrilling masterpiece. As a standalone film, it makes a decent B-entry, but as a continuity of “Sicario” from 2015, it’s an absolute misfire.
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The director of “The Gift” and a prolific actor turns to a topic, which can bring him his first Oscar nomination.
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When you try too hard to create a sci-fi masterpiece, you eventually direct a film exactly like “Annihilation”.
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A documentary feature like no other, “McQueen” celebrates the visual avantgarde of Alexander McQueen’s fashion shows but remains in the comfort zone by deliberately focusing on his career only.
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Because Bill Hader is the king of SNL, but also a master of losing it in the live performances.
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A thought-provoking horror, Steven Soderbergh’s trash-fest and John Travolta’s miserable attempt at reviving his career. Welcome to the weekly update by Cultural Hater.
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