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Godard’s “The Image Book” Challenges Viewers

Godard’s “The Image Book” Challenges Viewers

February 6, 2019

Like most of his body of work, it eschews nearly all of mainstream cinema’s conventions to create a more intense, aggressive sort of movie experience.

Fyre Festival Docs: Different Perspectives, Same Problems

Fyre Festival Docs: Different Perspectives, Same Problems

January 30, 2019

As for which documentary is the better of the two, it is hard to say.

Winchester Fails to Stand Out from the Crowd

Winchester Fails to Stand Out from the Crowd

February 14, 2018

By Mathew Dillon Winchester is an Australian horror film based on one of the more famous real-world ghost stories, another entry in the long-dormant “haunted house” subgenre. Taking place ...

Netflix’s Bright Burns Out

Netflix’s Bright Burns Out

February 7, 2018

By Matthew Dillon Directed by Suicide Squad’s David Ayer, Netflix exclusive Bright is a buddy cop movie in which human police officer Ward (Will Smith) and orc cop Jakoby (Joel Edgerton) must pat...

Justice League

Justice League

December 6, 2017

By Matthew Dillon With the notable exception of Wonder Woman, Warner Brothers’ DC Extended Universe (DCEU for short) has a troubled four year history. Where the Marvel Cinematic Universe seems incapable of producing a truly bad f...

From Pussyhats to the Catwalk,  How Women Used Fashion to Fight Back in 2017

From Pussyhats to the Catwalk, How Women Used Fashion to Fight Back in 2017

December 6, 2017

By Erin Cabrey Over the past year, feminists have been wearing their hearts on their sleeves. From high fashion t-shirts to high school dress codes, women used their clothing in 2017 to fight for their rig...

Mediocre American Assassin Misses the Mark

Mediocre American Assassin Misses the Mark

September 20, 2017

By Matthew Dillon American Assassin is yet another painfully generic, forgettable action movie, depicting a young vigilante’s mission to stop Iran from employing a nuclear weapon. The film’s plot is as by the numbers as it gets...

X-Men’s Logan Claws its Way to the Top

X-Men’s Logan Claws its Way to the Top

March 8, 2017

By Matthew Dillon Logan is Hugh Jackman’s last outing as Wolverine, the Canadian, clawed mutant superhero that serves as the face of the X-Men. It follows an elderly and exhausted Wolverine’s travels...

Doctor Strange

Doctor Strange

December 7, 2016

By Matthew Dillon As a big fan of comic books, I had pretty low expectations for Doctor Strange. The film is the newest addition to the seemingly endless array of Marvel Comics adaptations. While th...

Another Addition to a Stagnant Christian Film Genre

Another Addition to a Stagnant Christian Film Genre

September 21, 2016

By Matthew Dillon There is a problem with “Christian movies,” the on the rise genre of films made and marketed as being Christian. I will freely admit that this term is a bit deceptive, as even the most ardent...

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