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The Lost City of Z (James Gray, 2016)

In charting the life of archaeologist and explorer Percy Fawcett, who disappeared while searching for a fabled place in 1925, James Gray’s classical epic The Lost City of Z is a rare thing: a colonialism-based story led by white men that’s actually reflective regarding the British Empire’s intrusion upon and attitudes towards the Amazon…

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Crimson Peak (Guillermo del Toro, 2015)

Why do you watch horror? If it’s solely about preying on your primal fears through a high-concept premise, it’s possible you might not get a great deal out of Guillermo Del Toro’s gothic opus Crimson Peak.

If you’re after jump scares, then you’ll probably hate it. If, however, you’re attuned to and appreciative of the ways in which some of the best horror films can not be about boogeyman scares, but instead cover a wide array of different emotional concerns, then proceed with less caution…

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Pacific Rim (Guillermo del Toro, 2013)

Fantasy man Guillermo del Toro’s latest, Pacific Rim, is a large-scale love letter to Japanese sci-fi, but also an accessible blockbuster imbued with delightful eccentricities amid its broad elements…

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