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‘The Report’ v. ‘Dark Waters’ – Two True Important Stories of Systemic Injustices

The Report and Dark Waters are a pair of recent releases about two very different yet equally important real-world topics. The former is a political drama while the latter is more of a legal thriller, but both are tasked with finding a way to unload boatloads of information onto an audience while still being an…

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Tom Holland May Have Almost Starred In ‘1917’

1917 has been capturing the minds of critics with various wins at major awards shows, 10 nominations at the 92nd Academy Awards, and seemingly a real shot at taking home the prize of Best Picture after wins at the Golden Globes and Producers Guild of America. George MacKay Courtesy of Universal Pictures Where perhaps the film,…

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Op-ed: ‘Chicken Little’ is Cinema

It is fairly safe to say that we all know what goes into great cinema. Films that capture our imaginations and remind us why it is our greatest creative medium- endlessly evolving and entertaining to each and every person who sits down to enjoy film. Cinema has the power to move us, to change the…

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Op-ed: ‘6 Underground’ Should Be Classified as a Form of Pollution

It might sound ridiculous to call Michael Bay an auteur, but when it comes to large scale action presented to you in the most machismo and commercialized way possible- there is no greater artist than Bay. The director began his career making music videos before shifting towards commercials, where his campaigns for Miller Lite and…

‘Turner & Hooch’ and ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ Disney+ Reboots Recieve Start Dates (EXCLUSIVE)

We have learned that the upcoming Disney+ reboots for ‘Turner & Hooch’ and ‘Cheaper by the Dozen’ have entered pre-production and are eyeing start dates. The Disney+ ‘Turner & Hooch’ series will be written and executive produced by Matt Nix, the creator of ‘The Gifted’ and ‘Burn Notice’. He also recently was a consulting producer…

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‘Dolittle’ Review – A Bizarre and Expensive Mess

Dolittle starts out well enough and may trick you into believing that you are about a watch a decent, if not somewhat bland, children’s adventure. After an animated introduction, we see the young Tommy Stubbins (Harry Collett), out hunting with family. Stubbins, as he is called throughout the film, is kind and does not wish…

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‘Richard Jewell’ Review – Clint Eastwood’s Kind Tale is Engrossing, Understated, and Moving

July 27th, 1996, a bomb exploded at Centennial Park in midst of the Summer Olympics. Two people died. A tragedy that has been largely forgotten, whether it be the mistreatment of Jewell or the bombing. Clint Eastwood's film is fantastically well-made, moving, and full of heart. Starring Paul Walter Hauser (I, Tonya, BlacKkKlansman), Kathy Bates,…

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‘Underwater’ Review – A Surprisingly Solid Subterranean Thrill

Underwater, the new horror thriller from director William Eubank (The Signal), has received multiple comparisons to Ridley Scott’s 1979 Alien. There is certainly some merit in this praise. Both films feature a tight-knit crew working together in a confined space- for Alien it is a merchant vessel in the farthest reaches of space, for Underwater…

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Rodo Sayagues Set To Direct ‘Don’t Breathe’ Sequel (EXCLUSIVE)

We have learned that Rodo Sayagues is set to make his directorial debut with the upcoming ‘Don’t Breathe’ sequel that is tentatively titled ‘Don’t Breathe Again’. Fede Alvarez (‘Evil Dead’, ‘The Girl In The Spider’s Web’) who directed the first film will return to co-write the screenplay for the second film with Stephen Lang also…

BAFTA Nominees 2020- Full List of Nominations and Predictions

With award season already in full swing, the UK eagerly awaits our biggest event of the season. Stars and filmmakers from all over the world are expected to be of attendance at London's iconic venue, The Royal Albert Hall. At Discussing Film we will be keeping you up to date on everything to do with…