The Feast

The Feast – LFF 2021 Review

A horror film that dedicates the first half of its runtime to guiding you through the texture of the expensive family mansion, The Feast is primarily concerned with how cold and restricting modernity feels....
Herself

Herself – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. Phyllida Lloyd’s Herself is a heartfelt tear-jerker that manages to reckon with the violence of a system...
Dinner In America

Dinner in America – Review

Early in Dinner in America, Simon (Kyle Gallner) has dinner with a Midwestern family before setting their lawn alight. Everything about those first 20 minutes suggest that this is a movie intent on exposing...
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A Quiet Place Part II – Review

A Quiet Place Part II doesn’t pick up where the last one left off. Instead, the first ten minutes are spent remembering the first day of the deadly invasion which drives the plot of both films. Excited...
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Coven of Sisters – Review

An eerie tale of sisterhood haunted by the sound of chanting and complete with shots of burning stakes - Coven of Sisters is tasked with retelling a familiar story. Pablo Agüero’s film is a battle of...
Notturno

Notturno – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our London Film Festival coverage. In one of the first scenes of Notturno we see a distraught mother mourning her lost son. She is stood wailing...
Moxie

Moxie – Review

Vivian, the protagonist of Amy Poehler’s Moxie, starts the film timid, quietly submitting to the high school superlative of “most obedient”, and by the end of the film she is clad in a leather jacket...
Wonder Woman 1984

Wonder Woman 1984 – Review

Towards the end of Wonder Woman 1984, Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) desperately shouts “why are you doing this?” at the villain cackling maniacally down at her. It feels twistedly cathartic to hear this as an...
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Hillbilly Elegy – Review

In an early scene of Hillbilly Elegy, our protagonist, J.D. Vance, is at a catered three-course meal desperately trying to differentiate between the silverware positioned before him. It’s a familiar...
If It Were Love

If It Were Love – LFF 2020 Review

If It Were Love is a hypnotic illustration of life, art and how the two fold into one another. The documentary follows 15 young dancers rehearsing and performing a movement piece. The performances is an ode to...