Film Review: The Lighthouse

Film Review: The Lighthouse
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The Lighthouse pivots further away from the genre of horror and dives deep into the worlds of psychological thrillers, high noir and survival drama. … read more

Film Review: The Farewell

Film Review: The Farewell
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The Farewell is embedded in a melancholic push-pull of mourning, nostalgia and outsiderness, but of course, it’s readily and incisively funny, too. … read more

Film Review: Midsommar

Film Review: Midsommar
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Midsommar, in comparison to Ari Aster’s last project, Hereditary, takes on a completely different tone while still following through with extreme visuals. … read more

Film Review: Eighth Grade

Film Review: Eighth Grade
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Like eighth grade, Bo Burnham’s feature-film debut will have you wincing in secondhand (and firsthand) embarrassment and laughing through heart-pangs. … read more

Film Review: Lean on Pete

Film Review: Lean on Pete
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Lean on Pete’s initial imagery, that of a boy and his horse trekking across the desert, plays into the romanticized conception of an America that doesn’t exist now and probably never did. … read more

Film Review: Lady Bird

Film Review: Lady Bird
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Lady Bird careens and dives into heartbreak and disappointment. She also picks herself up, sometimes with grace, sometimes without, and forges on. … read more

Film Review: Menashe

Film Review: Menashe
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Upon watching Joshua Weinstein’s Sundance Film Festival selection Menashe, it was clear just how little I really knew about Hasidic Judaism. … read more

Film Review: A Ghost Story

Film Review: A Ghost Story
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Lowery masterfully immerses us into the themes he explores: life, existence. Haunting, piercing and dripping with sensation, A Ghost Story is a cosmic feat. … read more

Film Review: The Exception

Film Review: The Exception
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David Leveaux’s The Exception eludes the predictable stigmas of a World War II film while telling a thought-provoking—and surprisingly sexy—story about loyalty, morality and the true meaning of patriotism. … read more

Movie Review: It Comes At Night

Movie Review: It Comes At Night
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It Comes at Night is a solid, tightly wound thriller that can’t help but find itself in the same post-apocalyptic pool as The Walking Dead—the deep end of that pool, anyway. … read more