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LFF 2020: ‘One Night in Miami’ is an Inspiring Portrait of Four Black Icons

The year is 1964. A young Cassius Clay (Eli Goree) has just defeated world heavyweight…

ByByDeren E. AkınNovember 13, 2020

LFF 2020: ‘Ammonite’ Celebrates the Importance of Human Connection

The BFI London Film Festival was a very different experience this year, yet there was…

ByByconor murrayNovember 8, 2020

NIGHSTREAM 2020: ‘The Queen of Black Magic’ Oozes Blood and Brutality

CW: Blood, vomit, self-harm, general grossness In The Queen of Black Magic (original title Ratu…

ByByjakob sanchezNovember 3, 2020

NIGHTSTREAM 2020: ‘Lapsis’ is a Clever Genre Trapping

While technological advancements have made modern life invariably easier, it has not come without significant…

ByBydan kinsleyNovember 2, 2020

The Mortuary Collection: This Horror Anthology is a Spooky Season Treat

The Mortuary Collection (2020) is a new horror anthology that tells the tale of mortician Montgomery…

ByBySam HoweOctober 28, 2020

LFF 2020: ‘Nomadland’ is a Soulful Tone Poem of Loss and Hope in the American West

Nomadland is the story of Fern (Frances McDormand), a widow in her early 60s who has…

ByBySam HoweOctober 24, 2020

NIGHTSTREAM 2020: ‘Detention’ is a Tragic Historical Reckoning

While horror filmmakers often rely on the imagination to conjure up scares, some need look…

ByBydan kinsleyOctober 23, 2020

LFF 2020: ‘Possessor’ violently shows the battle for control of a fractured mind

Brandon Cronenberg’s Possessor is the story of an agent working for a deeply secretive organization that uses…

ByBySam HoweOctober 19, 2020

LFF 2020: ‘Kajillionaire’ is an Offbeat Comedy with Strong Performances

Kajillionaire is a film brimming with strange quirks. Though this is understandably off-putting for some,…

ByByDeren E. AkınOctober 17, 2020

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