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  • The Post

    The Post

    The Post is a ‘truth-to-power’ movie, but not one from a self-styled rebel shaking fists at some distant, tyrannical Other; it’s the searching conscience of the establishment, directed by a man who has worked all his life to get in the big chair and stay there, and who finds himself restless in the seat. As a boy-wonder box-office champ and poet of suburbia, Steven Spielberg has been a guest of the White House since the days of Carter and Reagan…

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

    A lot of ink will be spilled and hair torn out over this film, but I think all I want to say right now is, when Frances started kicking those teenagers in the crotch, that is the point when I realised, I’m sick of this movie kicking me in the crotch.

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  • Birdman


    There's a moment where Keaton says, "I've got the chance to do something important," at almost the exact time a bottle of Stella Artois clearly settles in the frame, and for some reason it stuck with me as a minor emblem of the movie's hollowness. Are they so crass as to put a product placement in there as the hero bears his soul? Or is this a deliberate nudge at his petty self-importance adrift in a world of commodity? It's…

  • Filmmaker


    This is a documentary about Francis Ford Coppola, who at one point says, "The world is filled with guys who said, well, I'm gonna make the money and then I'll make the personal films. And somehow, they never get around to doing it."

    The director of this documentary is George Lucas.