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The Masterful and Divisive “The Power of the Dog”: An Analysis

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Critically adored from its very first screenings, Jane Campion’s psychologically complex Western now leads this year’s Academy Awards field with an impressive 12 nominations. As more viewers discover it, discussions about its dark themes, provocative ending, and unabashed queerness are growing. Here’s my take.

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Richard

Richard

Passionate cinephile. Music lover. Classic TV junkie. Awards season blogger. History buff. Avid traveler. Mental health and social justice advocate.