The Death of Stalin – Review

The Death of Stalin, Armando Iannucci, 2017 Is every unhappy government unhappy in its own way? There are three, at least, posited for comparison in The Death of Stalin: Stalin's itself, and the two that in the wake of his death jostle for supremacy - the covertly brutal, overtly populist vision of state security administrator… Continue reading The Death of Stalin – Review

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Mute – Review

Mute, Duncan Jones, 2018 Any proper reference to 'cyberpunk' worth its salt will also see fit to invoke the genre’s godfather, William Gibson. This is good critical protocol. Yet the overwhelmingly negative reaction among critics to Duncan Jones’ new SF-noir Mute suggests few ever made it past the first sentence of Neuromancer: “the sky above… Continue reading Mute – Review