New Column

As a part of the most recent generation to become adults I often find myself in the discourse around movies at a disadvantage. Sure, every generation has to play catch-up with some of the cultural touchstones of past generations, but I get the feeling that the fetishization of nerd culture does not make things easier […]

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Let them remake The Last Jedi

My favorite thing about today is a campaign to remake Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Many people have chimed in on the topic, including director Rian Johnson, author Chuck Wendig, and James Gunn. That this campaign is completely ridiculous should be obvious to everyone, but let’s just pretend, for a moment, what this could look […]

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Solo: A Star Wars Story

Leading up to the latest installment of the beloved space saga, there was a lot of speculation around trouble at the set, especially fueled by the firing of the original directors Lord and Miller. A source on set claimed to have witnessed a whole lot of issues concerning Alden Ehrenreich‘s acting skills, the script and […]

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Emily Blunt Torture Porn

PSA: Do not buy any popcorn before watching A Quiet Place. Any investment besides something to drink is pointless since you will end up eating none of what you bought. A Quiet Place is part of the new wave of high-concept horror by talented filmmakers with a clear vision that also brought us last years […]

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Recently there seem to be two kinds of trailers. The ones that show the entire plot in a two-minute supercut and the ones who create a completely wrong impression of what a movie might be in the viewer. Mute belongs to the ladder, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Mute is the passion project […]

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The Ritual

February is a big month for genre fans on Netflix. Just last Monday the streaming service released, to everyone’s surprise, the latest installment of the Cloverfield franchise and on February, 23rd Duncan Jones’ Mute and Alexander Garland’s Annihilation will get their release. But not only sci-fi fans will come to enjoy some of the good […]

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The Cloverfield Paradox

The movies that are the most disappointing are the movies you had the greatest expectations for. So, when I woke up yesterday morning and saw the news that Netflix had surprisingly dropped the latest installment of the Cloverfield franchise, I was hyped. The whole day during school I couldn’t stop thinking about what this movie […]

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