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Mother! Explained

I really don’t understand what the fuss is all about, why this film is so contentious, and why this film has so many theories around it. Mother! is quite simple, really, and once you realize its basic allegorical framework, it’s … Continue reading

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The Revenant (Innaritu, 2015)

Like Birdman before it, this beautifully shot and highly sensationalized film captivates in the moment but disappears into soulless immemory shortly after the curtains close. With each feature film, Innaritu has become more arrogant and mean-spirited, with little love for … Continue reading

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Ex Machina (Alex Garland, 2015, USA)

A relatively imaginative undertaking of a not so original concept: artificial intelligence. The interesting difference is that notions of artificial intelligence are placed in the background of a truly more archaic humanity/morality piece. The film establishes tropes and techniques in … Continue reading

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