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So far Robert Joseph Butler has created 34 blog entries.

Vice

By |12/27/2018|

⭐️⭐️⭐️ While messy and at times choppy with overstuffed stylistic devices that at times will make you cringe while other ones certainly impress, Adam McKay's "Vice" is a step up [...]

Vox Lux

By |12/20/2018|

⭐️⭐️⭐️1/2 By exploring the cross between celebrity, school shootings, terrorism and pop music, "Vox Lux" is perhaps one of the most bold, often formally daring films of the year that [...]

The Favourite

By |12/15/2018|

⭐️⭐️⭐️ Acclaimed director Yorgos Lanthimos blends a mix of delirious humor with his usual approach of bleakness and despair in this unique period piece that is filed with skillfull direction, [...]

Burning

By |12/10/2018|

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The South Korean thriller "Burning" written and directed by Lee Chang-dong is a masterfully crafted suspense drawer that holds sweltering tension as it unfolds with beguiling mystery. In the [...]

The House That Jack Built

By |11/30/2018|

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Currently being sanctioned by the MPAA, Lars von Trier's new film is certainly going to stir up controversy among audiences and critics. It is an audacious and deeply disturbing [...]

At Eternity’s Gate

By |11/27/2018|

Aesthetically impressive to the eye and fragmented by design, artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabels interior exploration of Vincent Van Gogh's final years of his life is a artful, roving, and [...]

The Ten Best Films of 2017

By |01/26/2018|

The DeFacto Film Reviews chief film critics, Robert Butler and Noah Damron share their favorite films of the year. As the country continues to be more divisive and polarized [...]

Top 10 Films of 2016

By |12/24/2016|

by Robert Joseph Butler 2016 will be a year that will be remembered for its long list of celebrity deaths and for being a polarizing election year. While we are [...]

Knight of Cups (2016, USA, d. Terrence Malick)

By |03/04/2016|

At this moment, it’s apparent visionary Terrence Malick has given up on narrative filmmaking. He has now become a one-trick pony where his distinctive style has sadly reached [...]

Eddie the Eagle

By |02/26/2016|

Eddie the Eagle (2016, USA/United Kingdom, d. Dexter Fletcher, 105 Mins) by Robert Joseph Butler In the opening act of "Eddie the Eagle" the film hints at being [...]