The Family – existential dread, control, and cults

The Family 2021 Film Review

“and if they were not your creators?” Does a human being ever owe another human being for bringing them into existence? Is supposed creation cause for unquestionable servitude and eternal gratitude despite the circumstances of their condition? Do cult leaders have a genuine interest in the well-being of their followers? Do religion and the fear of the unknown justify horrible means? Or, is it all just in the interest of serving a leader’s needs, wants, …

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Doctor Sleep Director’s Cut Review

-warning that this review may have spoilers- For those who are fans of Stanly Kubrick’s masterpiece The Shining comes a sequel that does full justice to both the Stephen King original and the Stanley Kubrick adaption. The Shining is one of the most revered horror films of all time, and for good reason. Kubrick took Stephen King’s novel and made it a cold, austere, clinical, and cynical take on the Stephen King classic and it …

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