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REVIEW: Tyger Tyger (2021)

Set during a pandemic but shot before COVID, Kerry Mondragon’s feature debut Tyger Tyger is an ambitious fantasy drama that tries to explore how powerfully liberating connection can be in times of hardship, but choppy filmmaking undercuts its intended emotional impact. Mondragon wants to investigate…

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2020: The Year of the Writer

The lack of studio output in 2020 meant smaller, more personal stories had a bigger moment in the spotlight, and in many of them the creative process was explored in unique, twisty ways. Josephine Decker’s Shirley unpicks the messy topic of creative inspiration around Gothic-writer…

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The Turbulence of Young Friendships in Film

Films about young friendship are often tinged with nostalgia. There is a palpable sense that the filmmakers are looking back, idealistically or critically, at how things used to be, or even projecting how they wished things were. As an art form, movies have the ability…