The Fabelmans (2022)

#3. The Fablemans “Though his films and hallmarks are full of wonder, imagination and spectacle, Spielberg has never shied away from his greatest hallmark, candor.  And in his greatest works, he uses it as a North Star;  guiding the heart of the film and the heart of story to it’s greatest heights imaginable.” 8 1/2…

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The Banshees of Inisherin

#4. Banshees of Inisherin “McDonagh’s films all battle in their own ways with a sense of inner turmoil, wrapped neatly in a tragicomedic package, with shell casings and a funny little note scribbled alongside it. Not too heavy, nor superficial, there is a lightness to his darkness that makes his films truly his own.” A…

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Elvis (2022)

#9. Elvis “But the heart of the film lies in that final limo scene.  Where Elvis questions his own legacy.  Where he felt like his music wouldn’t last.  That he never left a mark.  Sometimes, true greatness cannot see itself like others can.  And in doing so, can lead to such great work, but often…

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All Quiet on the Western Front (2022)

#12. All Quiet on the Western Front “Seeing the atrocities of war through our enemies, will inevitably humanize them.  And when all is mud and muck, the Germans are little different than the French. It is through the eyes of our enemy, that we can better see ourselves.” War is hell.  War never changes. These…

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