Belfast – Movie Review

Belfast, written and directed by Kenneth Branagh is a beautiful but not without fault semi-autobiographical film that explores a wonderful childhood disrupted by conflict. Starring Jude Hill, Caitríona Balfe, Jamie Dornan, Ciarán Hinds, and Dame Judi Dench, Belfast is for sure going to be heavily nominated this awards season. Despite this, a few others likeContinue reading “Belfast – Movie Review”

DUNE – Movie Review

DUNE written by Jon Spaihts, Eric Roth, and Denis Villeneuve who also directed the film is a film that everyone should see on the biggest screen they possibly can. Based on what is often considered to be the greatest science-fiction novel of all time, DUNE by Frank Herbert follows the story of Paul Atreides, theContinue reading “DUNE – Movie Review”

The Last Duel-Movie Review

The Last Duel, directed by Ridley Scott and written by Nicole Holofcener, Ben Affleck, and Matt Damon follows the story surrounding the last judicial duel in France, a fight to the death between, Sir Jean de Carrouges and squire Jacques le Gris after de Carrouges’s wife, Maguerite accuses his former friend of rape. Based onContinue reading “The Last Duel-Movie Review”

The Green Knight – Movie Review

The Green Knight written and directed by David Lowery is a film that ultimately let me down. As someone who’s life has been influenced by Arthurian legends and their honorable and brave deeds I had high hopes for the A24 medieval fantasy. While a visionary work of art evoking the medieval realities of straddling bothContinue reading “The Green Knight – Movie Review”

Planet of the Apes (1968) | Cinemallennials

On today’s episode of Cinemallennials I talked with my cousin Devon about the 1968 science fiction classic, Planet of the Apes, directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Charlton Heston, Roddy McDowall, and Kim Hunter. Planet of the Apes follows the story of a crew of astronauts that crash land on a planet 300 millionContinue reading “Planet of the Apes (1968) | Cinemallennials”

The Seventh Seal (1957) | Cinemallennials

On this episode of Cinemallennials I talked with Oisín Ó Ruacháinn about Ingmar Bergman’s 1957 allegorical masterpiece, The Seventh Seal, a personal favorite of mine and is often considered to be one of the all-time greatest films ever made. The Seventh Seal launched Bergman’s reputation as a world-class director, ushered in a new era of theContinue reading “The Seventh Seal (1957) | Cinemallennials”

Godzilla (1954) | Cinemallennials

On today’s episode, I talked with Izzy from Be Kind Rewind, her YouTube channel where she explores Hollywood history, women in film, and general film studies. Izzy picked the original 1954 Godzilla just in time for the newest chapter in the longest running franchise in film history, Godzilla vs. Kong that comes out today internationallyContinue reading “Godzilla (1954) | Cinemallennials”

Paths of Glory (1957) | Cinemallennials

On today’s episode, I talked with Nick Reed about the 1957 anti-war film, Paths of Glory, directed by the great Stanley Kubrick. Based on real-life events, Paths of Glory stars Kirk Douglas as Colonel Dax, who is ordered by his pompous, and overambitious commanding officer, played by George Macready to lead a suicide mission. AfterContinue reading “Paths of Glory (1957) | Cinemallennials”

Seven Samurai (1954) | Cinemallennials

On today’s episode, I am joined by my cousin Sean Clark who picked Akira Kurosawa’s 1954 epic Seven Samurai. It’s considered from both a technical and ­­ cultural level, whether it be from its editing, camera techniques, symbolism, and its dialogue, as the most influential, remade, reworked, and referenced films of all time as wellContinue reading “Seven Samurai (1954) | Cinemallennials”

The Big Sleep (1946) | Cinemallennials

On today’s episode, I talked with Devin Araujo about the 1946 noir, The Big Sleep. Produced and directed by the legendary Howard Hawks, starring the equally as legendary Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall, who previously enchanted the word over in 1944’s To Have and Have Not, causing a massive call for the two stars andContinue reading “The Big Sleep (1946) | Cinemallennials”