Tag Archives: Colin Farrell

The thing about bigots is they never stop telling on themselves

Imagine there’s a woman – white, liberal, wealthy, you know the type. She doesn’t pay much attention to politics, but she knows Hitler was bad – she even seems to understand some of the reasons why – and she despises … Continue reading

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‘The Batman’ is a triumph

9/10 The Batman is a grueling marathon of angst and anxiety, the perfect balance of a wannabe-hardcore crime story and the real fears that undergird its telling. It is a bold statement of and about Batman in media that could … Continue reading

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‘Voyagers’ a lusty ode to lust itself, too concerned with source material

9/10 Voyagers is a spectacular exercise in film editing and set design, a wonderful tribute to the rage of puberty and a slightly overcommitted tribute to William Golding’s classic Lord of the Flies, which ends up being its main downfall. … Continue reading

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What is ‘Widows’ even about

4/10 I’m still not actually sure what happened in Widows. The plot is simple enough – I mean, it’s incredibly needlessly complicated, but I at least understand its contents. Renowned heistmaster Harry Rawlings (Liam Neeson) is killed on the job, … Continue reading

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Coppola’s Cannes favorite ‘The Beguiled’ is impeccable

8/10 The Beguiled is a sophisticated, confidently made film about sexual power dynamics. It’s one of the best movies in theaters, and just about everyone should take the time to see it. In Civil War Virginia, Amy (Oona Laurence) stumbles … Continue reading

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