Film Review: Sonic the Hedgehog

Film Review: Sonic the Hedgehog
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Sonic the Hedgehog is a harmless and reasonably enjoyable kiddie movie that is neither an ordeal nor a pleasure for adults to sit through. … read more

Film Review: Downhill

Film Review: Downhill
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The story of Downhill is provocative and could have made for a a genuinely challenging film, but it winds up leaving audiences out in the cold. … read more

Film Review: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

Film Review: Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of...
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As it stands, Birds of Prey is neither DC’s best or worst film—it’s just another disposable effort that fails to live up to its promises. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: 1986

Slamdance Film Review: 1986
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Since every scene—regardless of real-world urgency—floats along like a waking dream, 1986 often feels like it’s missing a necessary bite. … read more

Film Review: The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão

Film Review: The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão
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The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão is both a tragic melodrama and a fierce statement against the injustices of an oppressively patriarchal society. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Luxor

Sundance Film Review: Luxor
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The synopsis of Zeina Durra’s Luxor sounds more like a genre-typical travel romance than what’s delivered. Luxor is closer to a quiet, art-house character study. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Spaceship Earth

Sundance Film Review: Spaceship Earth
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While Biosphere 2 was considered a dismal failure, Spaceship Earth presents the response, “Yes, but what did we learn from this?” … read more

Sundance Film Review: Ironbark

Sundance Film Review: Ironbark
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The audience shifted nervously in their seats as mushroom clouds blossomed and Cold War events unfolded in Dominic Cooke’s Ironbark. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Blast Beat

Sundance Film Review: Blast Beat
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At Sundance 2020, Blast Beat explores the struggles of trying to navigate suburban America as a young immigrant through Carly and Mateo. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Okavango – River of Dreams (Director’s Cut)

Sundance Film Review: Okavango – River of Dreams (Director’s Cut)
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When it comes to nature documentaries, there’s the Animal Kingdom dimension that also is a measure of success. For this, I needed my trusty nature-doc buddy: Babyface. … read more