Movie Review

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot
Whiskey Tango Foxtrot defines dramedy. Its subject matter is torrentially serious, dealing with the ugly reality of Post 9/11 Afghanistan and the routing of the Taliban who nurtured jihadists to unleash bloodshed on Western Society. Yet it is able to soften the harsh subject matter’s crust with some delicacy, some absurdity even in the face
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Captain Fantastic
The starkest elements that need to be appreciated from witnessing Captain Fantastic is the prescriptions of what qualifies as erudition in contemporaneity. Erudition is a pig-headed obstinate adherence to educating horrifically failed social theories which have piled up millions of corpses. Erudition is to be purposefully antagonistic and socially dysfunctional orthogonal to the mass movement
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La La Land
What does it mean to make it? It means, colloquially, to shoot for the stars and to land on a blazing one. How often, truly, this is a magical, almost miraculous occurrence, wherein one achieves one’s dreams? Most commonly, there must be a bit of a compromise, some haggling, between one’s imagination and one’s reality.
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Primer
Primer is an elegantly thoughtful science-fiction meditation, which resuscitates the normal convention of this form of fiction of the malfeasance of man with his handling of a profound technology he did not even know he had the potential of conceiving. Granted, not all science fiction holds this posture, but it is routine for it to
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St. Vincent
How does one become a curmudgeonly misanthrope? How does one convert their gift of a life into something that resembles a stain on humanity? Who, while not necessarily destructive to those surrounding him, indulges in self-destructive behaviors which act more or less like drowning and struggling against a whirlpool? We are forever barred from taking
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Doomsdays
If one knew that the world was ending, how would one respond? With a great cry of self-pity, of the last days on Earth spent in a whirlwind of self-regret? Would one panic at the calamity, and be so fixated on trying to find any means of survival that the thoughts stirred would rise no
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