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“Torture Tactics in America’s Political Playground” – The Mauritanian (GFF Film Review)

Posted by - February 25, 2021
Humanitarian concerns surrounding the practices used within the Guantánamo Bay military prisons are a critical discourse within the playground of US politics. The prison, known for its high-profile detainees, including men suspected of orchestrating the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Centre, became a subject of great concern once the methods of military interrogation leaked

The Making of a Mankiewicz – Mank (Film Review)

Posted by - December 13, 2020
On April 10th 2003, Jack Fincher passed away, leaving behind a shamble of lost ideas and an un-produced screenplay. In the time before his passing, his son David had just entered the Hollywood sphere, producing notable 90’s classics such as Fight Club and Se7en. The familiar connection between the two can best be described as

Be still, and know that I am God – Saint Maud (Film Review)

Posted by - October 2, 2020
Whenever a film, or piece of media, explores concepts of faith oftentimes the bi-product of discussing these themes results in some unnecessarily preachy subtext. Even the work of Martin Scorsese and his Paul Schrader penned The Last Temptation of Christ can’t help but feel needlessly elongated; where the film’s key strong spots lie deep in