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Review

Blade Runner (1982)

Blade Runner has some of the greatest production and set design in movie history.

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Review

Night Swim (2024)

I’m sure you have a lot of questions about Night Swim, so let’s get right to it.

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Podcast Rating Review

The Greatest Showman (2017)

In his review of The Greatest Showman, Hunter from Kinemalogue suggests that it would have worked a lot better if it had been about “C.T. Farnum,” a Charles Foster Kane-esque stand-in for the film’s actual subject.

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Review

Arrival (2016)

I’ve always loved the English language idiom of referring to the vast expanse of space as “the heavens.”

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Review

The American Society of Magical Negroes (2024)

Plenty of times in my movie-watching life, my first reaction to a film has been that it’s like watching two movies tussling for control.

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Review

Sicario (2015)

I’ve seen Denis Villeneuve compared to Christopher Nolan on multiple occasions, and I think there’s some truth to the comparison.

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Review

Enemy (2013)

I really wish that I loved Enemy more than I did.

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TV Review Guest Post

Gangs of London, Series 1, Episode 7

The last time I watched Gangs of London’s first season all the way through was in the spring of 2020, fully four years ago now, but my memory of the show up to this point has, I think, been pretty sharp.

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Review

Prisoners (2013)

It’s strange: With Prisoners, Denis Villeneuve has a bigger budget, a more talented cast and crew, a script that he did not write himself, a new language to film in, an entirely new genre

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Review

Incendies (2010)

Denis Villeneuve spends Incendies creating a tension between docudrama and melodrama