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Film Review: After Yang is a poignant science-fiction drama detailing the human condition

April 29, 2022

After his more theatrical (and unrecognizable) turn earlier in the year in The Batman, Colin Farrell brings a more natural, introspective quality to After Yang, Kogonada‘s poignant science-fiction drama that evokes memories of Her, Ex-Machina, and Blade Runner 2049 throughout. An adaptation of Alexander Weinstein‘s 2016 short story “Saying Goodbye to Yang”, Kogonada’s film throws you […]

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Film Review: Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse is only as watchable as it is thanks to Michael B. Jordan

April 30, 2021

“Action-capable hero seeks revenge following the murder of his wife” is one generic genre outline that many an action film has adhered to.  And whilst Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse (as it’s being touted) is a film stocked with considerable talent who all deserve better than such a configuration afforded, their combined efforts can’t exactly lift […]

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