Category: Great Films

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Titus & Sam Goldman On “Metropolitan”

Titus & Sam Goldman talk about Whit Stillman, Metropolitan, & the twilight of WASPs: The romance of the Doomed Bourgeois in Love facing democracy–the reaction on the left & the right to the abolition of gentlemanship…

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Greg Gutfeld & Armond White on the Best Films of 2020

Dragged Across Concrete, Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood, etc.

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Dragged Across Concrete: A Conservative Action Film with Spiritual Depth

Law-enforcers and lawbreakers alike, come together in their alienation. They are in constant search of spiritual satisfaction and for nearly three hours, Zahler pays rapt attention to their quest.

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REVIEW: Dragged Across Concrete

A too-big-to-feel-comfortable part of me enjoyed reading the reviews by favorable liberal critics trying to rationalize this film’s fairly transparent “offensiveness” (as if political-worldview disagreement constitutes “offense.”)

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REVIEW: ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’

The familiar tale of “Snow White” explores themes of vanity, jealousy, kindness, fear, diligence, nature, the clear juxtaposition of good and evil, and the idea that good will be rewarded and evil punished.

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The Man You Marry Should Be Prince Charming — Your Prince Charming

The man you marry should be your Prince Charming, in all the ways the fairy tale Prince Charming is. It’s just that his Prince Charming-ness isn’t going to manifest the way it does in a…

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We Can’t Always Save Ourselves

To feminists, agency is the be all end all for women. When they say this, they have a very specific image in mind of what female agency looks like.

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Snow White Doesn’t Need A Broadsword

How the emphasis on female warriors negates the bravery of women.

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Why Can’t The Princess Be Ugly?

On Fairy Tale symbolism and why it matters.

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Armond White On “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs”

Snow White set the template for animating universal fantasy, the western visionary heritage. This would even apply to such Japanese animation as Miyazaki but Snow White shows the reason people rarely go back to those…

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Mel Gibson’s Shocking New Role

S. Craig Zahler’s cops-gone-bad movie is less gory than his previous efforts, but no less unsettling.

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‘Dragged Across Concrete’ Will Leave You Raw

“Dragged Across Concrete” is maddening and mesmerizing in fitful doses, another violent tone poem from the most arresting voice in genre filmmaking.