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Knight of Cups (Malick, 2015/16)

Easily Malick’s most impenetrable film, as well as perhaps his most visually breathtaking. The subject matter is rather scattered, with little of a sense of grounding in the lead character’s life. Instead it uses poetic devices and artful cinematography to … Continue reading

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Kamran’s Top Twenty of 2013

Top Twenty Films of the Year Through a combination of graceful crane movements that unravel the mystery, and still close ups to depict human repose, strength, and dignity, McQueen covers all the bases, both eliciting highly emotional experiences as well … Continue reading

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The Fighter (O’Russell, 2010)

Solid film, but, honestly, the only great thing about it is Christian Bale. He reminded me why I liked him so much when I was in High School, and first saw films like The Machinist, The Prestige, Equilibrium and American … Continue reading

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The Dark Knight (Nolan, 2008)

In The Dark Knight (2008), Christopher Nolan utilizes technological advancements in digital filmmaking to create a cinematic spectacle. As a result, one need not enjoy the story or plot twists, one may simply be captivated by the crisp, clear, high … Continue reading

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American Psycho (Harron, 2000)

In American Psycho (2000), director Mary Harron constructs a mixture of horror and comedy which adequately renders the temper of the original novel by Bret Easton Ellis. More than the typical serial-killer picture, American Psycho is a social satire of … Continue reading

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