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American Factory

February 13, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane Frequently overlooked, but infinitely entertaining and insightful, the documentary has increasingly become a staple of modern mainstream cinema. 2019 was host to multiple breakout documentaries including Netflix and Hulu’s competing documentaries about […]

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Underwater

January 30, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane The concept behind Underwater is simple; the crew of a deep-sea mining operation struggle to survive a structural collapse. Every moment the crew overcomes an obstacle is almost immediately stifled by a […]

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Little Women

January 23, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane The story of Little Women is over 150 years old at this point, so it might stand to reason the story could be thought of as outdated or inapplicable to today’s more […]

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1917

January 16, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane World War I is a subject begging to be explored on film. It is full of interesting perspectives to explore, and film, as a medium, has been historically well suited to telling […]

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Cats

January 9, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane Cats, directed by Academy Award-winning director Tom Hooper, is based on one of the longest-running Broadway musicals of all time and yet, it is a complete cinematic disaster. There are multiple visual […]

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Brad’s top 10 films of 2019

January 2, 2020 SST

By Bradley Lane Midsommar (Ari Aster) Shot in almost direct opposition to modern horror sensibilities, Ari Aster’s second feature film is brightly lit and shot in a robust and beautiful color palette that is a […]

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It’s a Wonderful Life

December 27, 2019 SST

By Bradley Lane Originally released in 1946, Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life is a holiday staple in houses across America and is widely celebrated as a classic. However, this was not always the case; […]

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I Lost My Body

December 20, 2019 SST

By Bradley Lane The ways in which we interact with the world around us is central in the first-time feature film director, Jérémy Clapin’s I Lost My Body. Day in and day out we are […]

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Marriage Story

December 12, 2019 SST

By Bradley Lane Intimacy with another person is one of the most human experiences one can be a part of, and it is intimacy that is at the center of writer-director Noah Baumbach’s Marriage Story. […]

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Queen and Slim

December 5, 2019 SST

By Bradley Lane Queen and Slim was written and directed by black women, Lena Waithe and Melina Matsoukas. The latter had never directed a feature film before Queen and Slim but has decades of experience […]