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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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REVIEW: Black Bear (2020)

Black Bear is the latest work from independent filmmaker Lawrence Michael Levine, who also wrote and directed Wild Canaries (2014), which co-starred Levine and his real-life partner Sophia Takal, as well as Alia Shawkat and Jason Ritter. Levine also wrote Always Shine (2016), which was…