[Note: This essay discusses the narrative of Annihilation in its entirety.] Think of yourself as you were ten years ago. What were you like back then? Were you shorter? Heavier? Thinner? Was your hair longer or fuller? Was it a different color? Did you have fewer lines
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Most movies don’t actually fail solely because of how they end. Gerald’s Game is the exception.
mother! may be the most feminist film of the last decade.
Why do we want people to dictate meaning to us?
The ecstatic shout of a blood-drenched street preacher wielding a knife.
This is the film I’ve been waiting for all summer – one that casts a spell, that fills the theater like a physical force.
Silence poses a moral and spiritual quandary,and then sits in silence. How you fill that silence isn’t just what you take from the film, but what it gives to you.
Rogue One squanders a good premise on false pathos and needless complexity.
One film finally understands the reality of finding yourself guilty.