film

For Your Commiseration: An Antidote to #OscarsSoWhite

"Let us be clear. The Academy has a diversity problem. The film industry has a diversity crisis." In the run-up to the whitewashed 2016 Oscars, Jaymes Durante writes about the persistent and overwhelming lack of representation within the big-budget film industry, and the (mostly) old white men that keep it that way.
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Review: The Revenant

It’s a relentless, exhausting story of revenge and survival, elevated beyond mere tropes by the expert cinematography and editing of Emmanuel Lubezki and Stephen Mirrione (both of whom worked on Birdman) respectively. No one is delivering cinematic visions like these three in tandem right now.
4.5

Review: Carol

Director: Todd Haynes Starring: Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara Watching Carol is like falling in love. An intoxicating, all-consuming, forbidden love that sm...
4.0

Dope

Director: Rick Famuyiwa Starring: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Zoë Kravitz and A$AP Rocky Dope, one of the breakout hits of this year...
2.5

Southpaw

Director: Antoine Fuqua Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, 50 Cent, Forest Whittaker Admittedly, I was excited for Southpaw. Jake Gyllenhaal transf...