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Futura – TIFF 2021 Review

"I think that the future is a series of tomorrows", "this creed is both religious and individualistic", "fear is not what it used to be. It has turned into anxiety". Believe it or not, these are not the words...
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Silent Land – TIFF 2021 Review

In the sun-soaked lethargy of coastal Italy, a couple find themselves grappling with life, death, and purpose. As a concept, it’s hardly new territory – auteurs of luxurious turmoil Luca Guadagnino and...
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Bad Tales – Review

This film was previously reviewed in October 2020 as part of our coverage for London Film Festival. Through several sinister vignettes, Bad Tales (originally titled Favolacce) covers the usual traumas of...
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Fire At Sea – Review

An original and leftfield look at the Afro-Eurasian migrant crisis of recent years, Fire at Sea is, more than anything, a showcase for the extraordinary intelligence of its director, Gianfranco Rosi. The...
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A Bigger Splash – Review

You never really know how much you need to see Ralph Fiennes dancing until it’s happening in front of your eyes. His boogie by an Italian poolside is typical of the joie de vivre and impish flirtation that...

Spring – LFF Review

Death leads to dubious love in this endlessly inventive delight that pays no regard to traditional genre boundaries. Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead send bereaved lead Evan (Lou Taylor Pucci) on...