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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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Booksmart

February 12, 2021 SST

By Bradley Lane Olivia Wilde has been a working actress in Hollywood for nearly the past two decades; however, in Booksmart she takes on the directorial role, behind the camera. This type of career move is becoming […]

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The Dark Knight

July 23, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane I’ll be the first to admit, claiming The Dark Knight as the best superhero film to date is not a profoundly unique take on the film. However, it’s for good reason as […]

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Palm Springs

July 16, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane Popularized in the 1993 Bill Murray classic Groundhog Day, the idea of a time loop has captivated international audiences since its introduction. From arthouse critical darlings like Primer and Run Lola Run […]

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Shirley

June 25, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane Horror pioneer Shirley Jackson’s writing is both idiosyncratic and highly influential. First shocking readers in June of 1948, her short story, The Lottery, became an instant culture war. Critics heaped upon her […]

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If Beale Street Could Talk

June 11, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane Cinema is an extremely powerful medium for telling stories about humanity. Barry Jenkins’ adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel, If Beale Street Could Talk, is, if not anything else, a story about […]

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The Painter and the Thief

May 28, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane Barbora is a struggling, but talented, artist displaying her paintings in a gallery in Oslo in April of 2015. Bertil is a drug-addled small-time criminal, and on April 20, 2015 he stole […]