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On Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Genre Reflections, and the Franchise Reboot

Anton explores the dinosaur franchise, its science fiction themes, and the nature of the reboot.

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A Few Thoughts on Defamiliarization in Mel Gibson's Hacksaw Ridge

Featuring various techniques of defamiliarization, Hacksaw Ridge is war film that is both conventional and original, and, ultimately, deeply affecting.

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“All the best memories are hers.”: The Christ Figure in Blade Runner 2049

The film employs the Christ figure to explore notions of salvation and personhood.

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The Civilized and the Barbaric in The Grand Budapest Hotel

Anton explores the tensions in Anderson's aesthetic.

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