‘The Beguiled’ — A tightly-wound, sexually-charged Civil War drama

Writer-director Sofia Coppola, recently awarded Best Director at this year’s Cannes Film Festival (making her the second woman and first American in its history to receive such a distinction,) returns with a typically ethereal, intricate, and sexually-charged Civil War drama. Set in the war-torn Confederate State of Virginia, 1864, The Beguiled (adapted from Thomas P. […]

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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

(Contains spoilers for Spider-Man: Homecoming and The Amazing Spider-Man 2) The fifteenth installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (sixteenth if we include 2008’s The Incredible Hulk,) Spider-Man: Homecoming is certainly no let-down, but it lacks the glamour and intensity of many of its MCU counterparts. This is the third round of cinematic reboots for the friendly neighborhood […]

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Wonder Woman

This is a DC movie with a soul – a rare occurrence in the Extended Universe as of late, which began with Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel (2013). It could be said that DC is trying to keep up with the unprecedented success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe but have fallen short over the past […]

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‘Raw’ — Ducournau dazzles with ferocious cannibal debut

With Raw – a visceral amalgamation of erotic thrillers, black comedy, coming-of-age dramas, and unflinching cannibal horrors – French-born writer-director Julia Ducournau announces herself as one of the most fiercely original auteurs working in today’s industry. Ducournau’s remarkable debut feature made headlines after audience members were purported to have fainted during the film’s premiere at […]

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