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  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant


    My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
    Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!
    - Percy Shelley

    Treading similar thematic ground as Prometheus , Covenant explores the cycle of creation and destruction, and the relationship between a creator and its creation. In Peter Weyland, we see a creator's futile attempts to keep his own creation (David) from usurping him. Through methodical experimentation, David has created a near-perfect species of xenomorph, though we know it will only be a matter…

  • Train to Busan

    Train to Busan



    Train to Busan doesn't bring much more than pure genre thrills, but does carry more emotional weight than typical zombie fare. It blends the speed and the masses of zombies from World War Z, the themes of class from Snowpiercer, and the choppy manipulation of frame rate that we see in Fury Road, giving the action a frenetic feel. As a father and daughter board a train bound for Busan, they are swept up in a large-scale zombie…

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice


    Batman v Superman: Yawn of Justice

    I went into this movie with pretty low expectations after seeing Man of Steel. It wasn't a terrible movie by any means, but really wasn't that good either. Snyder was given a difficult task of setting up a Justice League movie in only two films, while there was more work done to set up the Avengers. I am still trying to figure out if this could have been a better film, or if Snyder…

  • Green Room

    Green Room


    Green Room is Saulnier's transition from primary colours to secondary colours.

    This time he experiments with a palette of natural and artificial greens, reflecting the true and artificial nature of the characters portrayed in the film. A common thread between this and Blue Ruin is how Saulnier exposes his characters. At first, they seem to have a tough exterior, but traumatic events in the film reveal their true and vulnerable selves.

    The Ain't Rights are no exception, a punk band…