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21st Century Cinema

Batman Begins

Christopher Nolan’s 2005 film gave the Caped Crusader back his dignity and restored the hopes of people who’d all but given up on seeing a proper Batman back on the big screen. More…

Batman Begins
Avatar (Special Edition)

What does Avatar tell us about the dangers of cultivating an environment for anthropocentric purposes? And furthermore, will we eventually have to leave Earth? More…

Avatar (Special Edition)
Memoirs Of A Geisha

Rob Marshall’s adaptation of Arthur Golden’s novel is a stunning journey into the intimate world of geishas in pre-war Japan and the disruptions that followed the war. More…

Memoirs Of A Geisha
The House Of Sand And Fog

A very real and emotional film, based on the novel by Andre Dubus III. It’s worth seeing, if only just once, to make sure the same thing never happens to you. More…

The House Of Sand And Fog
The Fountain

Darren Aronosfky’s visually stunning tale weaves together three stories that reveal no past and no future, but one man’s quest to protect his love from the flaming sword of mortality. More…

The Fountain
Star Wars Episode III

In the third and final part of Arpad’s look at the Star Wars prequels, he turns his attention to Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith and the subtext it offers. More…

Star Wars Episode III
Star Wars Episode II

In part 2 of his look at the Star Wars prequels, Arpad tells us about Attack Of The Clones, rival religious sects and the moral code the Jedi must abide by. More…

Star Wars Episode II
Catch Me If You Can

Considered one of Spielberg’s lightest efforts, Catch Me If You Can is actually a deeply melancholic film that explores the need to face reality and deal with pain head-on… More…

Catch Me If You Can
The Queen Of The Damned

Anne Rice’s third novel in the Vampire Chronicles was adapted for the big screen in 2002, but the effort left a lot to be desired despite an impressive performance by Aaliyah. More…

The Queen Of The Damned
The Tree Of Life

More a powerful poem than a movie, Terrence Malick’s latest film, The Tree of Life, is a stunning and reflective masterpiece, touching on one of the oldest human quests. More…

The Tree Of Life
2012

Is the clock running out of time? Are we about to witness the end of the world or the beginning of something else? We take a look at Roland Emmerich’s disaster film. More…

2012
V For Vendetta

There are three main types of terrorism in the world today but can any of them ever be justified morally or legally? V For Vendetta might hold an answer. More…

V For Vendetta
Saw

The film that started another bloody horror franchise, Saw ushered in the modern horror trend known as torture porn but why does this film cut deeper than its peers? More…

Saw
Prometheus

It’s more than just the best sci-fi film in years. It dares to be an action-thriller with a rich and intriguing mythology and some of the oldest important questions we can ask. More…

Prometheus
The Wrestler

Before Darren Aronofsky made Black Swan, there was The Wrestler, where an aging pro (Mickey Rourke) struggles with the bleak reality of a world that has now forgotten him. More…

The Wrestler

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