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Sam Mendes Immerses His Audience in the Frontlines of War With 1917

Sam Mendes Immerses His Audience in the Frontlines of War With 1917

James Jay Edwards reviews 1917 by Sam Mendes, a film inspired by the actions of his grandfather during World War I.

Cats Is a Fever Dream That Is Destined to Become a Cult Classic

James Jay Edwards reviews Cats, a film adaptation of the stage musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which itself was an adaptation of T.S. Eliot poems. (Universal Pictures)

Film Review: Motherless Brooklyn

Jason Arment reviews the film Motherless Brooklyn, written (screenplay adaptation), produced, directed by and starring Edward Norton. (Warner Bros. Pictures) 

Joker: What Mainstream Critics Miss & Why They Miss It

Jason Arment examines the movie Joker and illustrates what mainstream critics failed to see, or at least what they failed to connect as current, real-world events.

Film Reviews: Knife+Heart versus Equation to An Unknown

Jason Arment reviews Knife+Heart (2018), seen in tandem with Equation to An Unknown (1980), both French films involving gay pornography. (Altered Innocence)

Tigers Are Not Afraid Brings Magical Realism to Tragedy

Jason Arment reviews Tigers Are Not Afraid, a Spanish-language horror mystery film directed by Issa López. (Filmadora Nacional Peligrosa)

A Stalking Horse Vehicle for John Travolta and Fred Durst

Jason Arment reviews The Fanatic, a psychological thriller directed by Limp Bizkit’s Fred Durst and starring John Travolta. (Quiver Distribution)

Ready or Not for a Fun Horror Film

Jason Arment reviews Ready or Not, a black comedy horror film about a newlywed swept up in her new family’s wedding ritual. (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Echoes of a Depraved Mental Health System Haunt The Mountain

Jason Arment reviews The Mountain, a film loosely based on the lobotomist Walter Freeman about a tour to promote his recently-debunked procedure. (Kino Lorber)

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