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Brehm Film

Brehm Film brings together filmmakers and film-viewers, Christian leaders and laity, scholars and students for dialogue between our culture's primary stories and the Christian faith.

Brehm Film

Brehm Film brings together filmmakers and film-viewers, Christian leaders and laity, scholars and students for dialogue between our culture's primary stories and the Christian faith.

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Poor Things

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things parses the difference between morality, immorality, and amorality with a butter knife recently used to spread clotted cream on a scone. He doesn’t wipe it off first.

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Latest Review
Poor Things poster

Poor Things

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things parses the difference between morality, immorality, and amorality with a butter knife recently used to spread clotted cream on a scone. He doesn’t wipe it off first.

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Godzilla Minus One

Godzilla is scary in Godzilla Minus One, like, heart-racing, muscle-tensing scary.

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Sundance 2024

There are over a thousand film festivals in the U.S. alone each year, but Sundance is the one we keep returning to. Why?

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Ferarri

Mann’s protagonists are always haunted by time. In Ferrari, the end has caught up to Mann’s protagonist before the movie begins.

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The Boy and the Heron

The Boy and the Heron is an old man’s film, thick with grievances, guided by questions, punctuated with answers that feel more like observations unrelated to the questions but somehow conciliatory nonetheless.

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May December

Maybe read this after watching the movie. I’m not going to reveal anything really, but May December is a film that was fun to experience fresh.

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The Holdovers

The Holdovers is a wonderful Christmas film. I predict it will become a regular holiday guest for many.

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Napoleon

What Napoleon lacks in psychological subtlety, it makes up for in spectacle.

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The Killer

The tagline for David Fincher’s latest film, The Killer, reads “Execution is everything.” It’s as much about the style of the film as it is about the story it tells.

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PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie

PAW Patrol: The Mighty Movie is kids’ stuff, of course, and it’s satisfactory fare of its kind.

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Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon

I think Killers of the Flower Moon is an indictment, but it might be a testimony.

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The Creator

Gareth Edwards much be some kind of wizard because, while he has only made special-effects driven, science-fiction films, he makes movies you can feel like you feel it when a jet airplane breaks the sound barrier over your house.

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The Nun II

Movies like The Nun II haunt viewers long after the credits roll is because, at least from their perspective, they’re tapping into something real.

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A Haunting in Venice

A Haunting in Venice is a great ghost story. It’s not as scary as its trailer would have you believe, though it doesn’t have its moments of spine-tingling terror.

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Barbie

Pink.

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Oppenheimer

If the invention of the atomic bomb is the event that eventually razes humanity from existence, then Nolan’s film is a chronicle of the moment the lights went out.

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Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny

The Dial of Destiny is diverting enough. It’s the best version of an Indiana Jones knock-off, but it’s still a knock-off.

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Asteroid City

“Asteroid City”

This is a film about a TV program (about a play?) about the production of a play about an extraterrestrial encounter in the desert somewhere west of the Rockies in the 1950s.

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Past Lives

Past Lives is one of those rare, apparently simple movies that turns out to be emotionally and thematically complex, and more so the more time you spend with it.

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Elemental

Elemental isn’t perfect, but it’s a big swing with a big heart, and it connects way more than it misses.

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Transformers: Rise of the Beasts

The franchise’s reason for existence is to show audiences giant, photorealistic alien robots fighting each other. In this, Transformers: Rise of the Beasts succeeds.

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