Titane

Titane – Cannes 2021 Review

Julia Ducournau, French director of the bloody 2016 masterpiece, Raw, graces Cannes Film Festival once more with her newest film, Titane. It turns out to be even more shocking and fearless than her debut,...
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Benedetta – Cannes 2021 Review

Based on the non-fiction book Immodest Acts: The Life of a Lesbian Nun in Renaissance Italy by Judith C. Brown is Paul Verhoeven’s newest erotic, blasphemous, and extremely camp film, Benedetta. In...
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Lingui – Cannes 2021 Review

Mahamat-Saleh Haroun’s Lingui tells the story of Amina (Achouackh Abakar Souleymane), a practising Muslim in Chad, and her 15-year-old daughter, Maria (Rihane Khalil Alio). When Amina learns that her...
After Yang

After Yang – Cannes 2021 Review

Jake (Colin Farrell), Kyra (Jodie Turner-Smith), and their youngest, Mika (Malea Emma Tjandrawidjaja), make up a family that exists in the future, a family completed only by Yang (Justin H. Min), an android...
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Jumbo – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our Nightstream Film Festival coverage. The surrealism within Zoé Wittock’s Jumbo is apparent from the very first scene, opening with blinding...
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Cow – Cannes 2021 Review

Andrea Arnold’s newest film, Cow, documents the daily lives of two cows, Luma and her recently born calf whose birth we witness up close. Arnold focuses on showing what it's like for them to be treated as a...
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Freaky – Review

Blumhouse’s latest horror-comedy, Freaky, from director Christopher Landon, is a new take on the body swap genre. As if high school wasn’t hard enough for the not-so-popular senior, Millie (Kathryn...
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Land – Review

This film was previously reviewed in February 2021 as part of our Sundance Festival coverage. Robin Wright’s directorial debut, Land, takes viewers on the journey of healing. Grief is something so...
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Fried Barry – Review

This film was previously reviewed in August 2020 as part of our Fantasia Festival coverage. Barry (Gary Green), an abusive drug-addict, is on yet another bender after an argument with his wife. After...
Love And Monsters

Love and Monsters – Review

“... But then the world ended...” narrates Joel Dawson (Dylan O’Brien) from the comfort of his colony, which is one of the many bunkers that humanity has since escaped to after monsters drove everyone...
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Slaxx – Review

“Small price to pay for an awesome ass,” are the famous last words in this film. From writer-director Elza Kephart comes Shudder’s Slaxx, a campy horror comedy about a possessed pair of jeans that come...
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The Columnist – Review

This film was previously reviewed in August 2020 as part of our Fantasia Festival coverage. Why can’t we just have different opinions and be nice about it? Femke Boot (Katja Herbers), a columnist, author,...