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First Cow: The Richness of Friendship and the Beauty of Dreams

Kelly Reichardt begins her newest film with William Blake’s famous quote: “The bird a nest,…

ByByKaiya ShunyataAugust 11, 2020

South Mountain: Hiking the Rough Terrain of Womanhood with Ease

It’s basically confirmed at this point in our culture that moviegoers adore self-discovery films featuring…

ByByNicholas McCutcheonAugust 10, 2020

The Wave: A Drug-Fueled Existential Thriller

Gille Klabin’s directorial debut, The Wave is a hypnotic tale with a sporadic timeline and…

ByBytaya straussAugust 3, 2020

The Beach House: An Ambitious and Promising Debut

Horror has always been an elastic genre, and there is a rich history of small-budget…

ByBydan kinsleyJuly 8, 2020

Faat Kiné: The Subversion of Colonial-Era Tradition

Mainstream film consciousness often excludes purely African narratives. Films dedicated to the plight of mainland…

ByByShola JimohJuly 8, 2020

Relic: A Triumph of Terror

A daring and delicate debut from director Natalie Erika James, Relic is a horror film…

ByByChase HutchinsonJuly 7, 2020

Review: A Secret Love

A Secret Love is one of a few queer documentaries that has been released on…

ByByPollyjoJuly 2, 2020

Crip Camp: Inspiring a New Generation of Disability Activists

It was 1971 in Woodstock, New York when a rickety summer camp for disabled teenagers…

ByByCharlotte LittleJuly 1, 2020

On Brief Encounter: A Timeless Romantic Tragedy

It’s interesting how David Lean’s 1945 film Brief Encounter opens. Rather than starting at the…

ByByjakob sanchezJune 29, 2020

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