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Undefended: Top 5 of 2021

Happy New Year! At the end of December, it is customary for the FilmFisher team to compose "Best of the Year" lists. As 2021 comes to a close, our writers selected their favorite new… Read Article

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The Green Knight: A Christmas Movie?

In the church calendar, the merriment of Christmas is swiftly followed by two more sober feasts: St. Stephen on December 26th, named for the first Christian martyr, and Holy Innocents on December 28th, commemorating the children of Bethlehem who were killed by Herod. After celebrating the birth of the Christ child, we… Read Article

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Undefended: Christmas

This Christmas season, FilmFisher's writers picked their favorite Christmas films. The prompt was, of course, interpreted in a wide variety of ways, but as Joshua Gibbs writes in The 25th, "there is a Christmas version of nearly everything: Christmas music, Christmas food, Christmas drink, Christmas dress, Christmas… Read Article

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Dune (PG-13)

For many years, my only impression of Dune was that it was to Star Wars as Game of Thrones is to Lord of the Rings: the “adult version,” which is to say, the version that mistakes darkness for sophistication, cynicism for maturity, explicit sex and violence for being “grown up.” Last year, reading Frank… Read Review


Last Night in Soho (R)

Nostalgia is a bitter pill to swallow. Far too often, whenever we paint a portrait of the past, it’s very much an idealized vision: only the glitz and the glamour and never the harsh realities. Edgar Wright’s latest film, Last Night in Soho – and, indeed, his whole filmography – feels like the… Read Review

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No Time to Die (PG-13)

Leading up to the release of the twenty-fifth James Bond film, No Time to Die, Travis Kyker and Timothy Lawrence collaborated on a retrospective of Daniel Craig’s first four outings as Bond. You can read that conversation here. What follows is their discussion of the new movie, which brings Craig’s run as Bond to… Read Review

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