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  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★★½

    Promise made, promise kept.

    Knives Out is a masterclass in camera control–that is, how to manipulate the information provided to the audience. It begins by framing events in a certain light, only to gradually remove shadows to demonstrate that the initial lens was tinted and reveal the absolute truth. This is storytelling at its finest. Not only does it entertain, but it transcends the genre of mystery by conditioning the audience to certain markers, such as Daniel Craig’s notes on…

  • Fast & Furious 6

    Fast & Furious 6

    ★★★★

    ROMAN
    Where the hell does this dude think he's going?
    We're on an army base!
    He's trapped.

    [insert cargo plane]

    TEJ
    Wow—wow—you just had to open your mouth.
    Now we have a big*** plane to deal with.

    ROMAN
    That ain't a plane. THAT'S A PLANET!!!