Posts by Taylor Burns

The Thin Red Line and nature’s indifference to war

By Taylor Burns

Terrence Malick’s 1999 epic is a stunning meditation on the natural world and our relationship to it.

How JFK changed the way we think about authority

By Taylor Burns

Though heavily dramatised, Oliver Stone’s gripping procedural asks some vital questions about liberty and power.

Blow Out and the politics of despair

By Taylor Burns

Brian De Palma’s taut Watergate-era thriller highlights the difference between what a country believes itself to be, and what it actually is.

T2 at 25 – in praise of the greatest action movie ever made

By Taylor Burns

James Cameron’s original and best Terminator sequel has always existed on its own spectacular terms.

In praise of Philip Baker Hall’s performance as Richard Nixon

By Taylor Burns

Robert Altman’s Secret Honor contains the single greatest portrayal of the disgraced former US President.

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