Movies Explained

Where we break down all the hard-to decipher meanings/theories behind plots, characters, endings and everything in between.

Blade Runner 2049 Explained

Denis Villeneuve’s Blade Runner 2049 (2017) is the long-awaited sequel to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi cult…

the platform explained
The Platform (2019) Explained: Plot, Themes, Symbols & Ending

Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia’s The Platform aka El Hoyo is a 2019 Spanish psychological horror-thriller. It’s mostly…

Batman explained
The Batman (2022): Will The Real Caped Crusader Please Stand Up?

(Spoilers) How exactly does one best approach Matt Reeves’ The Batman, is the question I found…

nocturnal animals explained
Nocturnal Animals Explained

Tom Ford’s second directorial venture, Nocturnal Animals, is a poignant and deeply disturbing story of…

Cut Throat City ending explained
Cut Throat City (2020) Ending Explained

Rapper-turned-filmmaker RZA’s Cut Throat City revolves around a group of young African American men in…

Dune explained
Dune Part One (2021) Explained: Plot, Themes, And Ending

Denis Villeneuve’s much-anticipated Dune is the second film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s popular 1965 sci-fi…

The Strange Thing About the Johnsons explained
The Strange Thing About The Johnsons (2011) Explained

Years before shocking the world with Hereditary and Midsommar, Ari Aster made his most disturbing…

Prisoners movie explained
Denis Villeneuve’s Prisoners Explained

Directed by Denis Villeneuve and written by Aaron Guzikowski, Prisoners is a complex rumination on…

Howl's Moving Castle explained
Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) Explained

Hayao Miyazaki’s Howl’s Moving Castle (2004) traverses several themes — humanity, selfhood, compassion and belonging. However, the…

Blackswan explained
Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan Explained

Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan is a beautiful tale of paranoia, obsessive chase for perfection and…