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Barbarian

September 15, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane The trailer for Barbarian might be the best of the year. It is a textbook example of showing only enough footage to attract a crowd and not a second more. What was […]

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Over the Garden Wall

September 8, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane The dominant understanding of animation is that the medium exists in two distinct forms based on the work’s target audience. Children’s entertainment is made by the likes of Cartoon Network and Disney, […]

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Elvis

September 1, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane  Australian writer and director Baz Luhrmann is a maximalist. His previous films are full of over-the-top performances, wild camera movement, anachronistic musical choices, and especially wild editing decisions. Elvis is not an […]

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‘Music on Main’

August 25, 2022 SST

By Grady Gaynor This Saturday Aug. 27, the Beech Grove Chamber of Commerce is presenting the eight-year anniversary of “Music on Main.” Music on Main is quickly becoming a premiere music event in Beech Grove. […]

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Parasite

August 18, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Korean writer-director Bong Joon-Ho already had a remarkable, even legendary career, as he set out to make his newest feature, Parasite. His Korean-language films like Memories of Murder and The Host set […]

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The Northman

August 11, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Robert Eggers cut his teeth on ultra-historically accurate low-budget genre art films. A ridiculously specific niche if ever there was one, now Eggers is at the helm of a $90 million historical […]

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Weekly Movie Review: Dune

August 4, 2022 SST

Dune By Bradley Lane A grand, ambitious beginning to a fractured whole The scope of Denis Villeneuve’s newest blockbuster Dune is massive. Both in the literal scale of the elements of the world and in […]

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Nope

July 28, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Writer, director, actor and comic Jordan Peele has become synonymous with the modern-day horror film. Breaking out as a filmmaking talent in 2017 with his scathing critique of modern post-racial ideology, Get […]

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A Hero

July 21, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane The Iranian writer/director Asghar Farhadi has made a career for himself exploring simple moral dilemmas and finding within them complex human truths. Originally finding international acclaim with his 2011 Academy Award-winning film, […]

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Fun at the fair

July 21, 2022 SST

The Johnson County Fair kicked off July 17. Haven’t been to the fair yet, or itching to return? There’s still plenty left to do – in addition to the tasty food and regular fair festivities, […]