Film

No, Ignorance is Not Bliss: A (2020) Review of WALL-E

The summer of 2008 saw the glorious and yet understated release of Pixar’s robot romance WALL-E. A post-apocalyptic film made for kids, it bypasses...

On the Value of Simplicity: A Review of Song of the Sea

In times of chaos, uncertainty and conflict, children’s movies maintain an attractive simplicity in their lessons and morals: kindness, responsibility, harmony, getting along… And...

Travel Advisory: A Review of Train to Busan

Yes, it’s another zombie movie. With the inescapable presence of both the coronavirus and information about it, apocalyptic plague narratives featuring this particular breed...

Vision in Crisis: A Review of Bird Box

“The store was packed. This thing seems serious.” A relatively stable and somewhat morbid fascination with the apocalypse has sustained itself through years of the...

Living Six Feet Under: A Review of Parasite

With four Academy Award wins (and as the only non-English-language film to ever win Best Picture), Parasite recently put South Korean cinema on the...

Post-industrial Playgrounds: A Review of Birds of Prey

The grand factories and complexes that once symbolized the greatness of the city are in decline, painting a backdrop at once bleak and fascinating...

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