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The meaning behind Fight Club

It’s only after we’ve lost everything that we’re free to do anything. – Tyler Durden  David Fincher’s 1999 adaptation of Fight Club is one of my favourite films, not just for its fantastic story and great acting, but for its philosophical depth and meaning. The ideas presented within Fight Club evoke a clear influence from […]

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The Spectacle of Studio Ghibli

Enter the realm of fantasy, a place in which the laws of science have no bounds, where the impossible becomes possible, and where beauty flourishes in its own unique way. Hayao Miyazaki, one of the most talented, mysterious, and inspirational people that have ever existed within the world of animation. Miyazaki’s art knows no limits […]

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Taxi Driver: Existential Genius

“All my life needed was a sense of someplace to go” – Travis Bickle, Taxi Driver Scorsese’s Taxi Driver (1976) is that of a timeless masterpiece. Over 40 years old, but more relevant than ever and arguably the greatest film of the 70’s. In a world where we are afraid to communicate with others, where […]

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The eyes Chico, they never lie.

Scarface must have been one of my true introductions into the world of gangster movies and also into the world of Al Pacino films. The sheer non-apologetic brutality of Scarface highlights it as one of the most important gangster films of all time, well at least for me. One key thing I find crucial as […]