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REVIEW: Minari (2020)

When I was around 4 years old, my dad relocated my family from the big city where I was born to a relatively smaller one. I didn’t know what was the reason back then, as I was just a little kid. But as I grew…

Comedy, Drama, Film Reviews, Latest, Romance

REVIEW: Shithouse (2020)

Cinematic history is chock full of movies about college. After all, it’s the first taste of freedom, a journey to adulthood and independence, and there’s no end to the dramatic possibilities it provides. But often, these films feel like college viewed through rose-colored glasses. Maybe…

Comedy, Fantasy, Film Reviews, Latest

REVIEW: Spontaneous (2020)

It’s hard to say what impact Spontaneous will have years down the line, if it will be remembered as a classic teen film and resonate with a new generation of moviegoers. But in 2020, in the midst of a Trump presidency and a global health…

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REVIEW: Honeymood (LFF 2020)

Giddy newlyweds Noam and Eleanor (Ran Danker and Avigail Harari) arrive in their luxury honeymoon suite to celebrate their wedding night but the discovery of a gift of a ring from Noam’s ex-girlfriend Renana puts those plans on hold. Instead, arguing about what this supposed…

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REVIEW: Kajillionaire (2020)

Miranda July is a weirdo. Ask anyone and they’ll agree. But whether or not this is a compliment depends on who you ask. It’s been 15 years since we were first introduced to July’s quirky and affecting style in her debut feature, Me And You…

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REVIEW: Save Yourselves (2020)

Premiering earlier this year at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, writer-directors Alex Huston Fischer and Eleanor Wilson’s Save Yourselves couldn’t come at a more relatable time. The unravelling end-of-the-world events mirror the lockdown experienced globally, with many of us turning to self-improvement or new hobbies to pass the…