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A Hidden Life

Terence Malick’s latest film depicts the true story of Austrian conscientious objector Franz Jägerstätter, who refuses to declare an oath of allegiance to Hitler and fight for the Nazis. A heart-wrenching tale of sacrifice and heroism in the face of insurmountable odds and detestable evil, the film displays brief glimpses of brilliance.  Jörg Widmer’s cinematography […]

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Jojo Rabbit

When the premise for Jojo Rabbit was revealed – it’s the story of a boy and his imaginary friend, Adolf Hitler – people were understandably concerned. But Taika Waititi is no stranger to portraying serious issues in his films, and through his comedy exposes not only the ridiculousness of Nazi ideology but why it was […]