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Blindspot 2016: Magnolia (1999)
Magnolia (1999, dir. P. T. Anderson) is probably the film that I have been most looking forward to seeing out of my Blindspot list this year. I love and adore P. T. Anderson (also known as Paul Thomas Anderson), and I adored watching Boogie Nights (1997) for my Blindspot challenge last year. Will Magnolia match […]
Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015): Quick-shot review!
Also known as the documentary that launched a thousand lawsuits, HBO’s Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief (2015, dir. Alex Gibney) is based on a book of the same name by Lawrence Wright. This documentary, which has received a tidal wave of criticism from Church of Scientology members, details the questionable beginnings and […]
Eyes Wide Shut (1999): “No dream is ever just a dream.”
Stanley Kubrick’s last film, Eyes Wide Shut (1999) is an erotic thriller with a strange cult-ish element and disturbing imagery that will stick in your mind for a long time. Its synopsis is as follows: A New York City doctor, who is married to an art curator, pushes himself on a harrowing and dangerous night-long […]