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Films, Read, Reviews

Why “Moon” Deserves a Second Look

We’ve been in quarantine for six-months. Sam Bell’s been alone on the moon for three years. Which one of us ...

By David Ginsburg | October 11, 2020
Films, Read, Reviews

Why “Shin Godzilla” Deserves a Second Look

Toho returned with another Godzilla movie and it seemed nobody noticed. Here is my argument for why it’s more than...

By David Ginsburg | September 14, 2020
Films, Reviews

Finding Comfort Through Conversation in Austin Salt-Cowell’s “Death Cafe”

Death is a difficult topic of conversation. I personally have moments of panic when I realize the finite nature of our e...

By David Ginsburg | August 23, 2020
Films, Reviews

Why James Gunn’s “Super” Deserves a Second Look

Just like in his acclaimed Guardians of the Galaxy movies, in Super, James Gunn isn’t afraid to push his character...

By David Ginsburg | August 13, 2020
Films, Reviews

Why Bong Joon-ho’s “The Host” Deserves a Second Look

Genre films are a great way to see the world for what it is. Monster movies may have giant destructive creatures, but th...

By David Ginsburg | August 06, 2020
Films, Reviews

Life is Beautiful and Tragic in Bora Kim’s “House of Hummingbird”

South Korean films are having an amazing rise in U.S. viewership without the necessity for genre tropes. House of Hummin...

By David Ginsburg | August 02, 2020
Films, Reviews

Why Lynne Ramsay’s “You Were Never Really Here” Deserves a Second Look

Lynne Ramsay is one of the best writer-directors working today. Her attention to character is nearly unparalleled, and t...

By David Ginsburg | July 20, 2020
Films, Reviews

Sasie Sealy’s “Lucky Grandma” Teaches You to Respect Your Elders

Sasie Sealy weaves a crime story within a tale of old age, regret, grief, and family. Director and co-writer Sasie Sealy...

By David Ginsburg | July 12, 2020
Films, Reviews

Why Taika Waititi’s “Boy” Deserves a Second Look

Taika Waititi’s sensibilities have always been at play. Before Thor: Ragnarok or his directing style was displayed...

By David Ginsburg | June 26, 2020
Films, Reviews

Why Ousmane Sembène’s “Black Girl” Deserves a Second Look

Ousmane Sembène wants to remind you that the end of slavery was not the end of slavery. Senegalese writer/directo...

By David Ginsburg | June 22, 2020
Films, Reviews

The Shadows of History Are in the Spotlight of Spike Lee’s “Da 5 Bloods”

Director Spike Lee continues to press buttons and pull the right strings, begging America to wake up in his new film, Da...

By David Ginsburg | June 19, 2020
Films, Reviews

Silence Speaks Louder Than Words in Kitty Green’s “The Assistant”

One of the first indie films to tackle the #Me-Too Movement simmers on screen, hitting close to home in it’s Weins...

By David Ginsburg | June 13, 2020