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Lanz Aaron G. Tan

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A Decade in Review: Superheroes

Perhaps no trend in the film industry was as visceral and as encompassing in the 2010s as the growth of superhero films, which have cemented themselves as pop culture phenomena.


‘The Two Popes’: An Endearing Introspection

“The Two Popes” is a stunning thematic achievement in building bridges; it’s unabashedly politically charged (and unmistakably pro-Francis), but Meirelles’ film does what it sets out to do well.


‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’: Heartfelt Sincerity At Its Finest

Unrelentingly sweet but surprisingly therapeutic, director Marielle Heller’s “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” transcends the genre norms that have defined uplifting, awards-friendly biopics for decades.


‘The Report’: A Masterclass in Writing a Thriller

Pristinely paced and unflinchingly political, "The Report" is a well-polished exposé on the inhumane Enhanced Interrogation Techniques (EITs) deployed as counterterrorism measures in the wake of 9/11.