Essential Cinema (1900 – 1970): Pt. 5

Please enjoy the Ministry of Cultural Purification’s presentation of America’s finest films during the first seventy years of the twentieth century. This is the final segment of a five-part series that names the top 15 films between 1900 and 1970. The numbers 1-15 do not themselves denote a level of a ranking. The inclusion of a [...]

Essential Cinema (1900 – 1970): Pt. 4

Please enjoy the Ministry of Cultural Purification’s presentation of America’s finest films during the first seventy years of the twentieth century. This is the fourth of a five-part series that names the top 15 films between 1900 and 1970. The numbers 1-15 do not themselves denote a level of a ranking. The inclusion of a film [...]

Podcast #4 – English Critic of Feminism

Podcast #4 Charlotte | https://twitter.com/cat_the_cat__ | https://www.instagram.com/cat_txo/ I'm happy to present to you my conversation with Charlotte. Charlotte is a vocal critic of fourth-way feminism on social media. She studies English Literature in the UK in preparation for a career in journalism. You can follow her on Twitter @cat_the_cat__ . In this podcast, we discuss: [...]

Essential Cinema (1900 – 1970): Pt. 3

Please enjoy the Ministry of Cultural Purification’s presentation of America’s finest films during the first seventy years of the twentieth century. This is the third of a five-part series that names the top 15 films between 1900 and 1970. The numbers 1-15 do not themselves denote a level of a ranking. The inclusion of a film [...]

Essential Cinema (1900 – 1970): Pt. 2

Please enjoy the Ministry of Cultural Purification's presentation of America’s finest films during the first seventy years of the twentieth century. This is the second of a five-part series that names the top 15 films between 1900 and 1970. The numbers 1-15 do not themselves denote a level of a ranking. The inclusion of a [...]

Essential Cinema (1900 – 1970): Pt. 1

Please enjoy the Ministry of Cultural Purification's presentation of America’s finest films during the first seventy years of the twentieth century. This is the first of a five-part series that names the top 15 films between 1900 and 1970. The numbers 1-15 do not themselves denote a level of a ranking. The inclusion of a [...]

Movie Review: Raw

      Raw, written and directed by Julia Ducournau in her feature film debut, is a French horror drama that defies genre conventions and oozes with transgressive sexual metaphors. The film tells the cannibalistic, coming-of-age story of a young veterinary student named Justine (played by Garance Marillier in a captivating performance), who transforms from a sheltered [...]

Movie Review: Terrifier

          Every now and then, I enjoy picking a random horror movie off of the iTunes new releases section and then watching it without knowing anything about the film. Tonight, I picked Terrifier, a quasi-sequel to the horror anthology film All Hallow's Eve, which was also written and directed by Damien Leone. The movie's simple, [...]

3 Reasons Why Movie Ratings Need to Die

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) was formed in 1922. For almost a hundred years, the MPAA's creative tyranny and censorship have plagued the film industry. It has compromised the artistic visions of thousands of directors in a silly effort to inform generations of lazy, ignorant parents. Today, a seventeen-year-old can join the army [...]