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Top Ten Films of 2016 – Reinventing Genre, Celebrating Cinema?

The presentation of the Academy Awards is the perfect time to reflect on what the best movies of the previous year really were.  As opposed to scrambling out a top ten list that gets heavily influenced by all of the year-end Oscar bait, taking some time to consider, and even revisit favorites a few months… Continue reading Top Ten Films of 2016 – Reinventing Genre, Celebrating Cinema?

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‘The Witch’ – The Definitive Horror Piece on the American Witch?

The idea of the New England witch is a ripe subject, studied intensely as a shameful part of the American past, immortalized in the oft-produced and taught play, ‘The Crucible,’ but one would be hard pressed to identify an artistic representation on screen fitting of the matter’s resonant themes of religious persecution, feminine repression, and… Continue reading ‘The Witch’ – The Definitive Horror Piece on the American Witch?