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Top 20 Films of 2019

January 2, 2020

It’s been a year of confrontation at the movies, as the domestic and international conflicts of the past several years have reached varying degrees of terminus, seemingly (but just as likely not). Battles in the world between tradition and (r)evolution, in all the myriad forms that those themes can take, dominated headlines and cultural discourse, and naturally that theme extended to the cinema. Systemic failures and abstract ideations of morality proved topical narrative fodder for an array of 2019 films,…

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#BlockbusterBeat by Matt Lynch Film

Glass | M. Night Shyamalan

There’s a lengthy, terrific scene in Glass, in which the protagonists — three people with extraordinary abilities — are confronted both by each other and by a psychologist who is determined to prove to them that they aren’t superheroes, that they’re merely insane.…

January 17, 2019
#BlockbusterBeat by Matt Lynch Film

The Visit | M. Night Shyamalan

M. Night Shyamalan might be on the ropes both in terms of his critical perception and industry clout. His last four films were widely (it could be argued, unfairly) disliked by both critics and audiences, and his name was even conspicuously absent from promotional materials…

September 10, 2015
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