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Game of Thrones hits its climax with a controversial choice that will most likely come to define the show’s ending
Stellar filmmaking on display in the penultimate episode of Game of Thrones contrasts with bold storytelling and character developments that feel more rushed than earned
RISE. Yes, really.
Save for a fan service-y twist in the end and a truly awful title, the trailer for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER looks pretty solid.
A flawed, fascinating journey into the wilderness
Between Blue Ruin and Green Room, Jeremy Saulnier has definitely established a name for himself. Tight, sparse aesthetics, brutal violence, quiet menace and unbearable tension have been the name of the game for him in the past few years, after his more offbeat and silly ultra low-fi horror comedy debut Murder Party. Blue Ruin and
Kubrick's underrated, absurd and darkly comic period drama demands another look, if you haven't already
Stanley Kubrick is rightfully revered by many as one of the greatest, if not the greatest, filmmakers of all time. Over the course of his career spanning five decades, his filmmaking prowess only continued to grow endlessly as he delved further and further into his rigid, hyper-formal aesthetics that entranced an entire generation. You could name
"These people might be isolated, unbalanced even... but I believe with the right push, they can be exactly what we need."
This week in THERE WAS AN IDEA…, Will Hyland takes us back to the film where it all came together. Joss Whedon’s THE AVENGERS.