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The Banshees of Inisherin

November 10, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Martin McDonagh is known for his witty black comedies. McDonagh made a name for himself as a playwright before making the transition to the screen with 2008’s In Bruges, for which he […]

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Tár

November 3, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane The release of this year’s Tár marks writer-director Todd Field’s first film in over 15 years. After racking up eight Academy Award nominations for just two films in the early 2000s, Field […]

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Midsommar

October 20, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Midsommar is a horror movie that shuns genre convention. Nearly all horror movies drape their scenery in darkness to hide the horrors that lurk within the blackness of night. It capitalizes on […]

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Malignant

October 13, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Writer and director James Wan hardly needs an introduction these days. He’s known for blockbuster horror franchises like Saw, Insidious and the most profitable horror franchise of all time, The Conjuring movies. […]

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Smile

October 6, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Borrowing from the greats is how all of the best films are made. Filmmakers take something they love and then add a piece of themselves to the work and that makes it […]

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Don’t Worry Darling

September 29, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Olivia Wilde’s 2019 film Booksmart was a revelation. It quickly defined itself as one of the quintessential films of Gen Z’s burgeoning film canon. It was shot and edited with technical prowess, […]

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The Batman

September 22, 2022 SST

By Bradley Lane Superheroes rule Hollywood. The biggest films released every year are comic book films, and for better or worse they aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. So the question then becomes, how will these […]

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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 […]