Film Review: The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster

Film Review: The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster
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The political commentary in The Angry Black Girl and Her Monster takes a backseat to Atsu-Swanzy’s terrifying, stridulous moans and looming, monstrous presence. … read more

Film Review: Master Gardener

Film Review: Master Gardener
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While Master Gardener plants strong seeds, what grows is undernourished and never quite as beautiful or impactful as you want it to be. … read more

Film Review: Black Orpheus

Film Review: Black Orpheus
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In Black Orpheus, a sense pervades that the events are animated by the breath of the past and will restate themselves again and again. … read more

Film Review: Consecration

Film Review: Consecration
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The grandiosity of Consecration’s ideas are never given the space they need to flourish cloistered among the nuns in this secluded convent. … read more

Film Review: Polite Society

Film Review: Polite Society
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Polite Society knows exactly what it wants to be and has both the courage to break molds and a director with the skill and vision to cast new ones. … read more

Film Review: Beau Is Afraid

Film Review: Beau Is Afraid
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Beau Is Afraid must be seen to be believed, and one cannot deny that Aster’s singular vision is one of the most undiluted endeavors to receive a wide release. … read more

Film Review: Mafia Mamma

Film Review: Mafia Mamma
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If you get involved with organized crime, you’d better know what you’re doing—Catherine Hardwicke doesn’t. … read more

Film Review: Infinite Sea

Film Review: Infinite Sea
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Where so much sci-fi asks, “What would this mean for humanity?” Infinite Sea asks, “What would this mean for a human?” … read more

BYU International Cinema Series: 03.22–25

BYU International Cinema Series: 03.22–25
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While Zebraman, Memoria, 1982 and A Man called Ove offer drastically different stories & tones, they’re united by themes of isolation, community and connection. … read more

Film Review: Dead Ringo

Film Review: Dead Ringo
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Using a combination of practical and visual effects, prosthetics and miniatures, Tim Boone infuses Dead Ringo with moody panache. … read more