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Redmond Bacon

As far back as he can remember, Redmond Bacon always wanted to be a film critic. To him, being a film critic was better than being President of the United States

Why is it so Hard to Market Challenging Movies?

Burying them under the Netflix deluge helps no one at all.
The Shape of Water

Would ‘The Shape of Water’ Have Won Best Picture If the Fishman Had Eaten...

Canines have a little more cinematic clout than their feline friends.
Jennifer Lawrence in Red Sparrow

‘Red Sparrow’ Further Solidifies Jennifer Lawrence’s Star Power

'Red Sparrow' may not be perfect, but its somber atmosphere and twisting plot provides immense pay-off for fans of the spy genre.
Isle of Dogs review

Berlinale 2018 Round-Up

Berlinale serves as a prognosis of the current state of cinema, both mainstream and independent, and shapes the cultural conversation for the rest of the year to come.
In The Aisles

The Fantastic ‘In The Aisles’ Is More Than Worth Your While

'In the Aisles' treats viewers to a rollercoaster of emotions, remarkably transitioning smoothly between comedy and tragedy.

Claire Foy is a Joy in the Insane ‘Unsane’

With 'Unsane' Steven Soderbergh has crafted a high-quality and highly enjoyable thriller.

‘Yardie’ Marks a Promising Yet Underwhelming Debut From Idris Elba

'Yardie' is a promising filmmaking debut for the great actor that is eventually consumed by a lazy third act.
Madeline's Madeline

‘Madeline’s Madeline’ is a Marvellous Masterpiece

Josephine Decker has established herself as one of America’s most exciting auteurs with Madeline’s Madeline, a metafictional story about psychosis and the melding of art with life that will surely be one of the best films of the year.

‘Khook’ Exposes the Fragility of the Creative Male Ego

'Khook' deconstructs the ego of the modern male film director through a pitch-black comic lens.
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot

‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot,’ Heralds Gus Van Sant’s Return to...

Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far On Foot Directed by Gus Van Sant 2018/USA Gus Van Sant returns to the Berlinale with his best film this decade,...