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What The Hell Did I Just Watch? The Mystery of Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead’s Films

If you haven’t watched a single Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead film, don’t worry. I’m not holding that against you. Their films are relatively new, and they aren’t exactly a household name. The whole point of these articles is to encourage you readers to delve into some strangeness every now and again, to explore films,

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Wolfwalkers: The Closure to the Irish Folklore Trilogy

After twelve years, Irish filmmaker and animator Tomm Moore’s Irish Folklore Trilogy has come to an end, concluding with the Academy Award nominated feature, Wolfwalkers. This will be Moore’s third feature to be nominated for such a prestigious award, as each of the films within the trilogy have also been nominated before. The trilogy delves

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The Rise and Fall (and Rise Again) of the Found Footage Era

Found footage films, we hate to love them, but they have become such an intricate part of modern cinema. Used as a technique in tribute to epistolary novels, the found footage film parodies a documentary-like method to convince the audience that what they are watching is within the realm of plausibility. This technique is milked

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Modern Blockbusters & The Death of Culture

Oftentimes in cinematic circles you’ll hear snobs discuss how modern movies are for plebeians as they idolize their niche directors and surreal artists, but do they have a point? Has the rise of monopolistic conglomerates like Disney sucked the soul out of Hollywood? Or do we have only ourselves to blame for the repetitive dribble

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