Tag Archives: Tom Hiddleston

Thor: Ragnarok (2017)

I suppose the biggest compliment I can lay on a lot of these recent Marvel movies is that by the time the home video release comes around, I find myself giddily anticipating a rewatch. My eagerness to take Thor: Ragnarokfor … Continue reading

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The Deep Blue Sea (2011)

The Deep Blue Sea seems to come out of the gate at fever-pitch with a booming score and sweeping crane shot, both foreshadowing the sheer heights of emotion this story will eventually┬áreach. As a browning postcard of wartime Britain it … Continue reading

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Excellence vs. Excess: Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise (2016)

Early on in High-Rise, Dr. Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) demonstrates the dissection of a human skull by tearing the face off of a severed head. This being a Ben Wheatley movie, we see the moment in glorious detail: flesh, muscle … Continue reading

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Crimson Peak (2015)

Guillermo del Toro builds an aesthetic dreamhouse that seems to be in a constant nightmare. From the faces that build up the cast to the smallest stitch in every costume, the design of Crimson Peak is so constant; it’s impeccable … Continue reading

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