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Brandon Thomas

Triumph of the Kiwi

Triumph of the Kiwi

Jojo Rabbit by Brandon Thomas Fargo and No Country for Old Men director Joel Coen has described directing movies as “tone management.” New Zealand filmmaker Taika Waititi obviously feels the…read more →

Muted Fury

Muted Fury

The Furies by Brandon Thomas Horror and social commentary are synonymous with one another. Fifty years ago, Night of the Living Dead tapped into America’s anxiety about the Vietnam War.…read more →

So Much Drama in the NYC

So Much Drama in the NYC

After the Wedding by Brandon Thomas The adult drama has all but vanished from American multiplexes. Sure, the occasional Oscar-baity title sneaks through around the holidays, but those mom-pleasing, bring…read more →

Truth and Injustice

Truth and Injustice

Brian Banks by Brandon Thomas Anyone with two working eyes knows that the criminal justice system in the United States is far from perfect and rarely yields actual justice. The…read more →

Be a Man

Be a Man

The Art of Self-Defense by Brandon Thomas “Name?” “Casey Davies.” “That’s a very feminine sounding name.” This humiliating exchange happens between Casey (Jesse Eisenberg) and Sensei (Alessandro Nivola) as Casey…read more →