Norma Desmond stands at the top of an extravagant staircase. The once-rapturous commotion from the barrage of policemen and gossipers that litter the actress’s mansion has ceased, leaving only Norma in an awkward silence as prepares to descend down the steps of her home and give one final, fabulous performance.


How Dostoevsky and ironic process theory can help us understand Nicholas’s journey

David Fincher’s The Game is full of twists and turns from start to finish. At no point during our initial viewing of the film are we sure what is real and what is fake—in other words, what isn’t part of “the game” and what is. …


As racial tensions continue to grip the United States, we’ve witnessed several parties feel the growing movement’s wrath.


On the 15th anniversary of the 1996 Woodsboro massacre, Jenny Randall and Marnie Cooper—two students at Woodsboro High School—are brutally murdered. And it just so happens that the woman at the center of the original massacre, Sidney Prescott, is back in her hometown. …


On May 16, 2002, Star Wars: Attack of the Clones made its theatrical debut. Set ten years after the events of the first Star Wars prequel film The Phantom Menace, the latest project from the visionary mind of George Lucas was all anybody talked about that summer. One firm predicted


“Cross the room if you like candy,” says Samantha.

Nick stares into oblivion.

“OK, well how about something harder. Cross the room if you’ve ever been in love.”

Nick remains stoic, but reality creeps into his wistful eyes.

“Cross the room if you’ve ever lied. Cross the room if you’ve…


After premiering at Sundance Film Festival last month, Horse Girl made its streaming debut on Netflix today. The film starring Alison Brie became available this morning—and yeah, it’s a doozy. …


Last year was one hell of a time for Disney, right? Moving past juggernauts like The Lion King and Frozen 2, 2019 was the fifth straight year that saw a Star Wars film: The Rise of Skywalker. …


SPOILERS AHEAD

Ki-taek lays lifelessly on ground, staring into the sky as his eyes glaze over. His home, his belongings, his entire identity has drowned in a sea of sewage that has overtaken the grimy, dank alleyways where he and his small family reside in their South Korean city.

Hopeful…


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And…well…

Travis Bean

Writer for Forbes | Founder of Colossus | Host of Your Brain on Film

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