Featuring various techniques of defamiliarization, Hacksaw Ridge is war film that is both conventional and original, and, ultimately, deeply affecting.
The film employs the Christ figure to explore notions of salvation and personhood.
A discussion of how Ridley Scott's 1979 film uses science fiction to merge two kinds of horror to unsettle and disturb.
The Brothers close out their discussion of The Last Jedi, focusing on the film's politics, visual invention, continuity with The Force Awakens and the Prequel Trilogy.
Patrick McHale's series captures the moral storytelling and darkness of early-modern fairy tales, even as it contains modern sensibilities in humour and character.
Revisiting some of the themes and questions posed in Ridley Scott's Blade Runner
Examining the historical sources behind Ridley Scott's medieval epic.
Guillermo del Toro's romantic fairy tale has an issues with character motivation, sexuality, and political messaging.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is funny and thoughtful with moments of arresting pathos, but it's also a little confounding.