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Underwater (2020) – Film Review

"Under the sea. Under the sea. Darling it's better, down where it's wetter, take it from me". Sadly these words don't apply to Kristen Stewart in Underwater. As she is forced to go full Ellen Ripley to save herself and others' lives

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

Pixels (2015)

In animated 80s video game form, the entire plot of Pixels plays out over the end credits. It serves as both handy summary and blunt demonstration that the previous two hours were largely redundant. This is high-concept cinema that fumbles…

The Lobster (2015)

If you could turn into any animal, what would you choose? An academic question where we come from, in Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos’ universe it’s a practical matter requiring careful consideration. In his surreal dystopian romantic…

The Zero Theorem (2014)

It should be a requirement that in all screenings of Terry Gilliam's movies, the film in question should be shown two or three times in succession. Brazil, Twelve Monkeys, and now The Zero Theorem: all beg an immediate re-watch to try and…

Blade Runner (1982)

Some years ago, a sadistic freak whose name has mercifully escaped my memory bared his degenerate soul in a prison interview about a killing spree. “I wish,” he mused, “the whole world had one big throat and I could put my hands around it…