Suspiria (2018): Big Screen Review

Public discussions about a film's general quality tends to fall into a clear-cut binary. Either the movie elicits an enjoyable emotion like joy, excitement, inspiration, awe, or love in a viewer, and therefore gets called a "good" movie. Or the movie fails to elicit those emotions and conjures up negative emotions like boredom, anger, anxiety, …

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Big Screen Double-Feature: Searching & The Little Stranger

It's time for me to confess something: For the last few months whenever I just need to zone out I've found myself lulled into the genteel murder mysteries of Midsomer Murders, of which every episode is currently on Netflix. After two dozen episodes (each about 100 minutes long) I've got the formula down pat: there …

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Mission Impossible: Fallout (Big Screen Review)

By this point we all know exactly what we're in for when we sit down for the next Mission: Impossible installment: there will be a close-to-foolproof villainous plot for the Impossible Mission Force (IMF) team to try and stop, the IMF team will use deception and trickery to fool the villains (and the audience) during their mission …

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Ant-Man & The Wasp (Big Screen Review)

Just like the first Ant-Man movie came in the wake of the Avengers: Age of Ultron, the sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp has once again drawn the short stick in taking the first post-Avengers: Infinity War slot. And like its predecessor, Ant-Man and the Wasp succeeds primarily because it refuses to compete with the gargantuan Infinity War and instead, in more ways than …

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