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  • Clara

    ★★★

  • 41

    ★★★½

  • Dogs Don't Wear Pants

    ★★★½

  • Twilight's Kiss

    ★★★½

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  • Clara

    Clara

    ★★★

    Having recently become obsessed with the Fermi Paradox and the search for extraterrestrial life, courtesy of the enlightening podcast Science & Futurism with Isaac Arthur (which comes highly recommended), Clara sounded like a film that was made just for me. It follows the relationship that develops between an obsessive astronomer and his research assistant as they search the skies for signs of life. The depiction of this search is fascinating and the film does a commendable job at making the theories…

  • 41

    41

    ★★★½

    A man discovers a portal that transports him back in time 12 hours in this low budget Australian time travel film which tells an engaging story with a lot of heart. It covers the familiar trope of a young man trying to save the woman he loves and infuses the narrative with a generous helping of philosophy to add food for thought alongside his revelatory journey into the past.

    Director and Writer Glenn Triggs proves that a credible time travel…

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  • Sorcerer

    Sorcerer

    ★★★★

    100 Essential Films That Deserve More Attention #46

    After making his mark on the American cinematic landscape with The French Connection and The Exorcist, director William Friedkin boldy decided to tackle a loose remake of Henri-Georges Clouzot's thrilling French masterpiece, The Wages of Fear, which was also based upon the novel by Georges Arnaud. His magnificent vision of the existential thriller involved months of filming in South American jungles in a move that bears similarities to Herzog's ambitious and wonderful…

  • The Miracle Worker

    The Miracle Worker

    ★★★★½

    100 Essential Films That Deserve More Attention #49

    We can try to imagine living in a world where we are unable to see or hear but this frightening concept is always short-lived for anyone who can open their eyes and uncover their ears. This unfathomable condition is an affliction that befell Helen Keller and left her in isolation from those around her when she became ill at just nineteen months old. Only one person, Annie Sullivan, who was half blind…