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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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The French Dispatch

July 7, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane It’s hard enough to write a good script in a consistent voice but a cohesive screenplay comprised of the voices of its own characters is an achievement in itself. I’ve never understood […]

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The 400 Blows

June 30, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Increasingly in the age of streaming, the services providing films and television to consumers are shifting their focus from obtaining pre-existing content to developing wholly original works. This is not inherently a […]

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Paddington 2

May 5, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane The Nic Cage comedy, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, is currently in theaters and is apparently quite good based on word-of-mouth reviews the film has received since its release. However, ahead […]

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The French Dispatch

April 14, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane It’s hard enough to write a good script in a consistent voice, but a cohesive screenplay comprised of the voices of its own characters is an achievement in itself. I’ve never understood […]

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Dune

April 7, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane The scope of Denis Villeneuve’s newest blockbuster Dune is massive. Both in the literal scale of the elements of the world and in the ambitiousness of Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s sprawling […]

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Judas and the Black Messiah

February 18, 2021 SST

By Bradley Lane On Dec. 4 at 4:45 a.m., 14 Chicago police officers stormed into the apartment of Chicago Black Panther Party Chairman, Fred Hampton and murdered him in his sleep. Hampton was only 21 […]

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Us

January 28, 2021 SST

By Bradley Lane Jordan Peele has had one of the most successful career transitions of all time in the entertainment industry. He began work in TV and film with his successful comedy television show Key […]

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We Are Who We Are

November 5, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane Luca Guadagnino has been, in my opinion, the most exciting director working in all of international filmmaking since his 2018 remake of the classic Italian horror film, Suspiria. It was a bold […]