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No One Will Save You

September 28, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane As the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes continue thanks to the reluctance of the big three studios to come to the table to negotiate, the Hollywood executives make it clear as they release […]

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem

September 21, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane While it might be hard to believe now after four decades of pop-culture relevance and billions of dollars generated over those years, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles started their life as a […]

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Asteroid City

September 14, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane Wes Anderson is one of the most identifiable film directors of all time. His films adhere tightly to a very idiosyncratic set of aesthetic and tonal markers. Symmetrical framing, insert shots, pastel […]

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September 7, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane Emma Seligman burst into the role of a serious filmmaker right out of the gate with their indie hit debut, the stress-inducing Shiva Baby. With an eye for tight, clear and communicative […]

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The Power of The Dog

August 31, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane The Power of the Dog is a razor-tight, whip-smart post-Western drama crafted by master filmmaker, Jane Campion. Starring Benedict Cumberbatch as emotionally hardened ranch hand, Phil, and Jesse Plemons as his awkward […]

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Over the Garden Wall

August 24, 2023 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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August 17, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane South Korean writer-director Kogonada made a career for himself by producing video essays about international cinema’s greatest auteurs. His website is packed with videos discussing specific aspects of directors’ signature styles. Some […]

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‘Dick Johnson Is Dead’

August 10, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane Kirsten Johnson has been a cinematographer for documentary films for nearly 30 years and just recently began to direct films herself in 2016 with her debut feature film, Cameraperson. This was a […]

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Talk to Me

August 3, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane Modern horror has seen a resurgence in both popularity and quality over the last decade or so, and no studio is more responsible in spearheading this effort than A24. Whenever the company […]



July 27, 2023 SST

By Bradley Lane In just three solo feature directing credits, Greta Gerwig has established herself as one of the most technically competent filmmakers working today. However, her fourth feature, Barbie represents a massive shift in […]