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Blade Runner | The Future on a Razor's Edge

Blade Runner | The Future on a Razor's Edge

Few movies deserve the title of "visionary" as much as Blade Runner. Directed by Ridley Scott, the movie depicts a dystopian future of rare vividness. And its implications, both timeless and contemporary, over the years made it a must-see classic.

Cheryl Dunye's The Watermelon Woman | Legacy-making in film

Cheryl Dunye's The Watermelon Woman | Legacy-making in film

Cheryl Dunye made history as the first Black lesbian to release a feature film: The Watermelon Woman. Nearly three decades later, her legacy continues to inspire.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | A new beginning

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | A new beginning

Published in 2000, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire marks a new beginning, a time when wizards have to choose between right and wrong.

High and Low | Investigating Crime and Social Classes

High and Low | Investigating Crime and Social Classes

High and Low is a procedural thriller by Akira Kurosawa that explores the dichotomy between the rich and poor in its contemporary Japan.

High-Rise | Ballard's dark, inner space

High-Rise | Ballard's dark, inner space

Published in 1975, Ballard's High-Rise explores the psychological experience of living in gated communities.

Maestro | A Portrait of a Marriage Away From the Spotlight

Maestro | A Portrait of a Marriage Away From the Spotlight

Bradley Cooper's Maestro is a biopic that focuses on the marriage of composer Leonard Bernstein and Broadway star Felicia Montealegre.

Stranger Things | Long live the new 1980s

Stranger Things | Long live the new 1980s

Stranger Things bases its enduring success on a nostalgic throuback to the 80s, backdrop of a child-sized exploration of uncharted worlds.

The Adventures of Pinocchio, the mischievous marionette

The Adventures of Pinocchio, the mischievous marionette

The Adventures of Pinocchio is the story of a mischievous marionette that through vivid experiences learns how to behave like a good boy.

The Catcher in the Rye | Finding one's place in the world

The Catcher in the Rye | Finding one's place in the world

J.D. Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye compares to other great American classics in the first person, such as Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby.

The Goonies | A Nostalgic Throwback to Youth

The Goonies | A Nostalgic Throwback to Youth

The Goonies (1985) follows the adventures of a group of outcast kids, providing a timeless essay on the power of friendship and imagination.

The Last Duel | The Idea of Justice for Medieval Women

The Last Duel | The Idea of Justice for Medieval Women

The Last Duel is a 2021 historical drama directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of Eric Jager's 2004 novel The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France.

West Side Story | Rewriting a cult classic

West Side Story | Rewriting a cult classic

Based on the homonymous stage musical of the 1957, Steven Spielberg's West Side Story is a film rewriting a classic.

Blade Runner | The Future on a Razor's Edge

09 March, 2023

Blade Runner | The Future on a Razor's Edge

Few movies deserve the title of "visionary" as much as Blade Runner. Directed by Ridley Scott, the movie depicts a dystopian future of rare vividness. And its implications, both timeless and contemporary, over the years made it a must-see classic.

Cheryl Dunye's The Watermelon Woman | Legacy-making in film

17 April, 2024

Cheryl Dunye's The Watermelon Woman | Legacy-making in film

Cheryl Dunye made history as the first Black lesbian to release a feature film: The Watermelon Woman. Nearly three decades later, her legacy continues to inspire.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | A new beginning

11 October, 2022

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire | A new beginning

Published in 2000, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire marks a new beginning, a time when wizards have to choose between right and wrong.

High and Low | Investigating Crime and Social Classes

05 January, 2023

High and Low | Investigating Crime and Social Classes

High and Low is a procedural thriller by Akira Kurosawa that explores the dichotomy between the rich and poor in its contemporary Japan.

High-Rise | Ballard's dark, inner space

07 June, 2022

High-Rise | Ballard's dark, inner space

Published in 1975, Ballard's High-Rise explores the psychological experience of living in gated communities.

Maestro | A Portrait of a Marriage Away From the Spotlight

09 March, 2024

Maestro | A Portrait of a Marriage Away From the Spotlight

Bradley Cooper's Maestro is a biopic that focuses on the marriage of composer Leonard Bernstein and Broadway star Felicia Montealegre.

Stranger Things | Long live the new 1980s

24 April, 2023

Stranger Things | Long live the new 1980s

Stranger Things bases its enduring success on a nostalgic throuback to the 80s, backdrop of a child-sized exploration of uncharted worlds.

The Adventures of Pinocchio, the mischievous marionette

23 March, 2021

The Adventures of Pinocchio, the mischievous marionette

The Adventures of Pinocchio is the story of a mischievous marionette that through vivid experiences learns how to behave like a good boy.

The Catcher in the Rye | Finding one's place in the world

11 July, 2020

The Catcher in the Rye | Finding one's place in the world

J.D. Salinger's novel The Catcher in the Rye compares to other great American classics in the first person, such as Huckleberry Finn and The Great Gatsby.

The Goonies | A Nostalgic Throwback to Youth

02 November, 2022

The Goonies | A Nostalgic Throwback to Youth

The Goonies (1985) follows the adventures of a group of outcast kids, providing a timeless essay on the power of friendship and imagination.

The Last Duel | The Idea of Justice for Medieval Women

23 February, 2022

The Last Duel | The Idea of Justice for Medieval Women

The Last Duel is a 2021 historical drama directed by Ridley Scott. It is an adaptation of Eric Jager's 2004 novel The Last Duel: A True Story of Trial by Combat in Medieval France.

West Side Story | Rewriting a cult classic

02 March, 2022

West Side Story | Rewriting a cult classic

Based on the homonymous stage musical of the 1957, Steven Spielberg's West Side Story is a film rewriting a classic.