Damn These Heels 2018: My Life With James Dean (Ma vie avec James Dean)

Damn These Heels 2018: My Life With James Dean (Ma...
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My Life With James Dean is charming, funny and sweet. The slow pace, small-town setting and care with its characters work together to give this film an atmosphere of kindness. … read more

Damn These Heels 2018: Sisterhood

Damn These Heels 2018: Sisterhood
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Sisterhood is co-parenting without romance. Sei (played by Gigi Leung as her older self and Fish Liew as her teenage self) and Ling (Jennifer Yu) are two Chinese women without any romantic attraction to each other. … read more

Damn These Heels: The Wild Boys (Les garçons sauvages)

Damn These Heels: The Wild Boys (Les garçons sauvages)
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Whether you find it enjoyable or uncomfortable, watching The Wild Boys (Les Garçons Sauvages) is a visceral experience, as it focuses on the repulsive, tactile and even outright disgusting elements of violence and sex. … read more

Damn These Heels 2018: 1985

Damn These Heels 2018: 1985
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1985 is Adrian’s story of moving through his hometown one last time. Having contracted HIV from his now-deceased boyfriend while living in New York, Adrian struggles to reconcile his relationship to his god-fearing family with his knowledge that he is sick, that he will almost certainly die. … read more

Damn These Heels 2018: Close-Knit

Damn These Heels 2018: Close-Knit
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Naoko Ogigami’s thoughtful, pastel-hued family drama Close-Knit follows the self-sufficient and searching Tomo, played by Rinka Kakihara. … read more

Damn These Heels 2018: The Misandrists

Damn These Heels 2018: The Misandrists
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The Misandrists is the most frustrating movie I’ve seen in a while. I got whiplash trying to understand whether the film was celebrating women or only pretending to—satirizing with camp or offering an actual worldview. … read more

Damn These Heels 2018: Freelancers Anonymous

Damn These Heels 2018: Freelancers Anonymous
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What happens when a millennial gets stuck in an unfulfilling office job? She takes it upon herself to create a startup, of course—but not without some twists and turns along the way. … read more

Quiet Heroes: Kristen Ries and Maggie Snyder’s Legacy at Sundance

Quiet Heroes: Kristen Ries and Maggie Snyder’s Legacy at Sundance
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Through home video, archival material and more, Quiet Heroes compellingly highlights Kristen Ries’ and Maggie Snyder’s exceptional work and compassion. … read more