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Alex Arabian is a film critic, journalist, and freelance filmmaker. His work has been featured in the San Francisco Examiner,, and His favorite film is Edward Scissorhands. It goes without saying that not all films are good, per se, but he believes that he owes the artists contributing to the medium film analyses that are insightful, well-informed, and respectful to craft. Check out more of his work on!

REALIVE: A Sprawling Sci-Fi Epic About Mortality, Morality & Memory

With heartfelt performances, and alarmingly relevant, thought-provoking themes, Realive marks Syfy Films' arrival to the silver screen.

STRONGER: An Interview With Jake Gyllenhaal

Alex Arabian attended a private screening and Q&A of Stronger. This is the video and transcription of the interesting talk with Jake Gyllenhaal.

STRONGER: The Superhero Movie America Deserves

Stronger is a resolute, powerful, and personal film that applies to the masses of the world, not just to Americans.

SHOT CALLER: A Terrifyingly Accurate Castigation Of White Supremacy

What Shot Caller lacks for, narratively, it makes up for in its complex character study guised as a prison drama, expertly exposing human nature's

THE TRIP TO SPAIN: Coogan And Brydon Still Reign Supreme

Coogan and Brydon bare their truest selves in The Trip To Spain, resulting in an emotional and bitingly honest chord that rings mellifluous with

ALL THE RAGE: A Mind-Opening Doc About Healing Pain

A dual character study, All The Rage benefits from its celebrity testimonies, candid interviews with Dr. Sarno, and Galinsky's efficiency of substantiation.

FINAL PORTRAIT: A Perfect Perspicacity Into The Life Of Alberto Giacometti

Final Portrait is filled with acute vigor, seamlessly-interwoven humor, impeccable historical accuracy, and superb acting that combine for another Tucci gem.

GOOD TIME: Welcome To The Robert Pattinson Era

Good Time is a fast-paced, oscillation of raw emotion and manic suspense that plays directly to Pattinson's continually emerging thespian strengths.

ONCE UPON A TIME IN VENICE: Tonally Contrasted And Tiredly Contrived

Once Upon A Time In Venice is clearly a film made by cinephiles, but the scattered subplots and underdeveloped characters combine for an overall

SUSPIRIA: A Technicolor, Silver-Screen Spectacle Canvassed Onto Celluloid

In Suspiria, Argento's use of space, lighting, vivid colors, grandiose set pieces, and Goblin's score create a masterclass in suspense and subliminal terror.