Monthly Archives: April 2018

Film Review – A Quiet Place

The best film you’ll ever see with Michael Bay’s name in the credits (as producer, not director), A Quiet Place is B-movie horror par excellence, delivering stripped down, nerve-shredding thrills with adroitly controlled suspense and an ingenious premise. Not far … Continue reading

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Film Review – Ready Player One

Ready Player One is Steven Spielberg’s triumphant return to the kinds of films that made him famous, before his post Schindler’s List output featured less in the way of outright megahits. Certainly, I can’t recall such a satisfying, sugar-rush Spielberg … Continue reading

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The Power of Resurrection Narratives

Easter Sunday seems a good day to note that human beings are hard-wired for resurrection narratives. Again and again, I have noticed some of the most popular stories are tales of death and rebirth. The most notable examples in film … Continue reading

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