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Bliss | Mike Cahill

Bliss has its moments, but is ultimately far too satisfied with the faux-profundity of its deeply obvious ideas. Writer-director Mike Cahill is no stranger to spinning original sci-fi concepts into deeply felt personal tales that tackle the fragility of human life, as seen in past…

February 5, 2021
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Alex Wheatle | Steve McQueen

Alex Wheatle is the slightest of the Small Axe films in many ways, but it’s also perhaps the most instructive as to the project’s overarching concerns. Having left festival season behind and with the majority now available to the public, the scope and collective structure of Steve…

December 10, 2020
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