Most of the time, people get hyped for films based on the actors in them or the filmmakers behind them. Rarely is there hype behind production and distribution studios. But such is the case with A24. With a diverse range of independent films including Spring Breakers, Ex Machina, Room, TheContinue Reading

On January 17th, Mac Miller dropped a new album called Circles, a companion piece to Swimming. The album was released posthumously after the rapper’s untimely death from a fentanyl overdose. Relatedly, when Universal Pictures released its Black List of unproduced scripts, it included a biopic about the late rapper, allegedlyContinue Reading

Forty years after the release of David Lynch’s groundbreaking The Elephant Man, StudioCanal is marking the anniversary with a 4K restoration of the film playing in cinemas from March 13th. There will also be a DVD, Blu-ray and 4K UHD release available from April 6th.  The Elephant Man tells theContinue Reading

Alone for the first time since their parents died, Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire, the three protagonists of the 2004 adaptation of Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events, attempt to make the villainous Count Olaf’s dingy attic into a semi-livable situation. Klaus despairingly asks, “Do you think anything willContinue Reading

A lot changes in forty years when it comes to the world’s philosophical outlook. This film, recently marking its 40th anniversary, is ready for another viewing with this month’s Criterion release. It came out, however, in a very different era, one where film censorship was an issue that kept croppingContinue Reading

Grief is a hush topic in American culture, the awkwardness with raw emotion leaves us ill-equipped in our society to deal with such a strong sense of loss. During times of such intense feelings, many often escape through film. Although sometimes, it is comforting to seek out situations like yourContinue Reading