HBO’s “Chernobyl” has been widely praised, widely criticized too. In this article, Cultural Hater looks into the grounds for criticism of the series, as well as its praiseworthy craftsmanship. In this article, I deep-dive into: Criticism of “Chernobyl” Real commentary … Continue reading HBO’s “Chernobyl” – The Fiction, The True & The Contemporary Importance of The Series
Joe Berlinger’s “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile” is a bit confusing in its early stage, but gets significantly better over time. When its final sequences arrive, the film reverberates with a dreadful impact long after the credits roll. A … Continue reading Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile (2019) Review
Dipped in vintage storytelling, a bit rough on the edges, but nonetheless confidently carried by its leading gentlemen Woody Harrelson and Kevin Costner, “The Highwaymen” is just a decent take on a modernized western. John Lee Hancock’s movie tells the … Continue reading The Highwaymen (2019) Feels Outdated But Costner & Harrelson Come To Rescue
Christian Bale stars “Vice” – a tendentious picture about Dick Cheney and George W. Bush’ presidency that’s less fun than it seems. “Vice” tells the story of Dick Cheney, the vice-president and the right-hand of George W. Bush. The film … Continue reading Adam McKay’s Vice (2018) – A First-Class Propaganda Film
A brilliant piece of refreshing storytelling from the Argentinian director Luis Ortega, “El Angel” charms and seduces in the most unexpected ways and moments. Carlitos (debuting Lorenzo Ferro) is a charming teenager, who enjoys… breaking the law. One day, Carlos … Continue reading El Angel (2018) – A Cherub’s Dans Macabre
Six was not the lucky number for the creators of Waco (2018). Waco (2018) is a depiction of the events that took place in Texas in the 1993. The compound of a religious cult called the Branch Davidian, led by … Continue reading TV Show Analysis: Waco (2018)
“Manhunt: Unabomber” was a great spectacle and it’s a pity that it remained in the depths of Netflix catalogue.
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You might be surprised how much of “Mindhunter” is based on facts.
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Steven Spielberg’s “The Post” is on par with the most renown dramas about journalism.
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“All The Money In The World” checks many boxes of a good film, but it is still a chore to sit through.
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A visual show-off that falls flat like a hockey puck.
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The raving reviews that followed first screenings of “Stronger” suggested that this American drama could be an Oscar contender. Unfortunately, it wasn’t.
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