The Northman: Robert Eggers Does It Again

When it comes to Robert Eggers, you either love his films or you don’t but he’s outdone himself with the new Viking film, The Northman. You might think you’ve seen a Viking film but you’ve never seen anything like The Northman. Robert Eggers has a way with cinematic language unlike any other filmmaker working today. The nonstop action films coming from the likes of Marvel and Lucasfilm might be spoiling us but this one is…

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Last Night in Soho: A Horrifying Thriller

Last Night in Soho might have a 60s soundtrack but it is a horrifying psychological thriller starring Thomasin McKenzie and Anya Taylor-Joy. The film is classified in the synopsis as a psychological thriller. Let’s get it out of the way right now: Last Night in Soho is more than a psychological thriller. There are aspects of horror in this film. Put it this way: there’s enough horror in the film where I had to close…

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Emma Falls Short Of Standards Held By Clueless

Emma is the fourth different feature film adaptation of Jane Austen’s 1815 novel to come to the big screen since Clueless was released in 1995. Anya Taylor-Joy delivers a strong turn as the title character with as much screen time as the film allows her.  Much like Regina in Mean Girls, Emma Woodhouse (Anya Taylor-Joy) is the “queen bee.”  She has no rivals.  Well, this seems like the case until she brings Miss Harriet Smith…

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Thoroughbreds: Goodbye, Anton Yelchin

While late actor Anton Yelchin serves as the third lead of Thoroughbreds, his performance is a reminder of how much was lost when his life came to a tragic ending. Lily (Anya Taylor-Joy) and Amanda (Olivia Cooke) used to be close friends when they were growing up but their friendship faded away in recent years.  Lily’s parents had sent away to boarding school and she was able to land an internship.  Meanwhile, Amanda, who has…

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