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Blindspot 2016: Brazil (1985)

Famed Monty Python┬átroupe member Terry Gilliam’s Brazil (1985) is a maelstrom of bureaucratic bungles, illustrated in his classic quirky style. Its synopsis is as follows: Bureaucracy and ductwork run amok in the story of a paperwork mixup that leads to the imprisonment of Mr. Buttle, shoe repairman, instead of Harry Tuttle, illegal freelance Heating Engineer. […]

“Is it worth paying for a ticket?”: Joy (2015)

David O. Russell’s latest directorial effort is Joy (2015) – the story of inventor Joy Mangano, a divorced mother of two with a complex family situation, who is in the throes of developing her newest idea, the Miracle Mop. Led by Jennifer Lawrence as the titular Joy, and with an ensemble cast of many and […]