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James Gray

Flim Weakly Review- Ad Astra

Jean Luc Godard once said “Film is truth, 24 frames per second.” Now, I don’t know what that means, but I do know it's wrong. Ad Astra cannot be truth, because it's made of film, and truth is made of emotions or something. I also don’t

The Lost City of Z (2017)

If David Lean had ever been compelled to adapt Conrad’s ‘Heart of Darkness’, the resulting film could have hypothetically looked a lot like James Gray’s The Lost City Of Z. It’s a grand old tale of epic exploration, told with a sweeping…

The Immigrant (2013)

Long slow vicissitudes James Gray, grandson of Russian Jewish immigrants to New York, has made a film about a Polish Catholic woman in the early Prohibition era who runs afoul of an exploiter who saves her from being deported at Ellis…