Category Archives: Psychological-Thriller

The allegory of the rave: why Mother!’s greatest twist is its ultimate downfall

Where does one begin to talk about Darren Aronofsky’s most recent effort, Mother!? Much like the process of watching the film, that question sparks countless answers. A hybrid in style of one of his earliest efforts — Requiem for a Dream — and his most celebrated one – Black Swan – Mother!, in short, is a cinematic experience of a

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Yorgos Lanthimos makes stunning psycho-thriller debut with ‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos came into the spotlight only a year ago with the release of The Lobster. The acclaimed film was set against a quirky premise: single people must find a mate within 45 days or be turned into animals and sent to the wild – sounds disastrous, but Lanthimos’s film-making skills coupled with an Academy Award-nominated original script

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Potential goes missing in “Every Secret Thing”

Some fantastic-looking movies like Me Earl and the Dying Girl, Inside Out, and Max are headed our way this summer, and I for one cannot wait. But sometimes a movie may look great, but turn out bad. Such is the case with Every Secret Thing. The crime thriller seemed a lock on paper,especially  with names like Diane Lane, Dakota Fanning, Danielle

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