“Blonde” brutalizes Marilyn Monroe all over again

“Blonde” brutalizes Marilyn Monroe all over again

This exploitative film, based on fiction, depicts the icon’s life in the most revolting way
Om Dighe, Arts and Entertainment Reporter October 13, 2022

TW: Sexual assault, abortion “Blonde” is a 2022 psychological drama from writer-director Andrew Dominik (“The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford”), who adapted Joyce Carol...

Titane: Creatively macabre, darkly funny and surprisingly moving

Titane: “Creatively macabre, darkly funny and surprisingly moving”

Om Dighe, Opinion Columnist November 18, 2021

"Titane" is the latest body horror film from French director Julia Ducournau. It premiered at this year's Cannes Film Festival and won the Palme d'Or, the most prestigious award of the festival (previous...

Cheesy horror is back: A review of Malignant

Cheesy horror is back: A review of “Malignant”

The director of "The Conjuring" brings the aesthetic of '80s horror into 2021
Om Dighe, Arts Columnist October 21, 2021

"Malignant" is the latest horror film from James Wan, the director of "Saw," "Insidious," "The Conjuring," "Furious 7" and "Aquaman." The film stars Annabelle Wallis (from "Peaky Blinders") as Madison,...

Photo credit: Ren Rader

Is the new “The Lord of the Rings” series doomed to fail?

Austin Davidson November 7, 2019

Illustration by Ren RaderWhen in September the lead for the new Amazon “Lord of the Rings” continuation series was revealed, it reminded me that such a series was in the works. I thought back...

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“Aquaman” holds no water to “Moana”

Elise Hester January 22, 2019

”Aquaman” made a billion dollars — staggering, especially considering that “Aquaman” is not a good movie. There were several contradictions to “Justice League,”...

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet star in James Camerons Titanic. Photo courtesy of Twentieth Century Fox.

Film Review: James Cameron’s “Titanic,” 15 years later

Matt Kafoury December 20, 2012

"Titanic" (1997) Directed by James Cameron Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Gloria Stuart Grade: A  In crafting his 1997 blockbuster masterpiece "Titanic," writer-director James...

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