A cinematic tome for the ages, Alexey German Jr.’s Pod elektricheskimi oblakami (Under Electric Clouds) is a visual and intellectual delight brimming with big ideas, melancholy, and cultural reference points. Told in seven chapters and exploring different moments in time, there is a circular structure to it involving a set of characters always looking to the past and […]
"Ex Machina" is a refreshingly chilling and complex story with some faultless performances; the moments that make us gasp in horror are masterfully balanced with the thought-provoking and the humorous, thus keeping the darker elements from overshadowing the final intent.
“What if I could put him in front of you – the man that ruined your life? Would you kill him?” Rian Johnson and Spielberg may have a few things to say about Predestination, the first film from genre-nerds Michael and Peter Spierig since 2009’s Daybreakers, but this mega-cut of time travel conventions embraces cliché […]
“The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1” opened to an estimated $55 million, which is the highest opening day gross of 2014 so far. However, “Mockingjay – Part 1” earned surprisingly less that its predecessors, “The Hunger Games” and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and less than final installments from other young adult franchises, such as […]
Editor’s note: As one of the most anticipated releases of the year, “Interstellar” has drawn interest from many of our writers. As such, this article will collect a stream of content on the film – reviews, essays, and other general reactions. Seen the film? Join in the discussion! Leave a comment and it may get […]