REVIEW: ‘Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story’ (2022) Is Intimate and Powerful All at Once

Caught between the pain of being celebrated under a persona that solely elicits pain and being terrified of what might transpire with honesty, Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story ultimately illustrates how much richer the world is when people are free to be who they are.

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REVIEW: ‘Echoes’ (2022) is a Frustrating Mystery Thriller that Gets Downright Silly

“Even though the limited series has an interesting cast, ‘Echoes’ leaves the audience confused and is hard to keep up with.”

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Marilyn Monroe the Actress: 6 Underrated Roles   

“Despite her eternal infamy, Monroe has never received the credit she deserves for her acting ability. Her talent extended far beyond a curvaceous figure and a perfect smile.”

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‘King Richard’ (2021) and its Focus on Flawed Fatherhood

But if you’re looking for a movie about the sisters and their trip to stardom, as some critics mistakenly did, it’s yet to be made. This one’s resolutely about their father and his struggle that made theirs count, and why he’s a beacon to other fathers like him, wrestling with their own flaws.

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‘Would It Kill You to Laugh?’ (2022) Leaves Viewers Both Satisfied and Hungry for More

With possibly the best title within its category, the comedy special ‘Would It Kill You to Laugh?’ allows Kate Berlant and John Early to shine doing what they do best ⁠— all while simultaneously tempting viewers about what they might create in the future.

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Comic to Kino Issue #1: Tony Stark and Disney’s Path to Monopolisation

“We should not question his motives, he is a superhero, they save the day— end of discussion.” In the first instalment of his column, Joel Whitaker explores the connection between an iconic character and a global media conglomerate.

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CANNES REVIEW: ‘Sick of Myself’ (2022) Is a Hysterical Portrayal of Narcissism for Gen Z Audiences

“‘Sick of Myself’ is a film that feels like a fever dream because it crosses all lines of sanity to the point where the viewer has no choice but to succumb into the madness.”

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TRIBECA 2022 REVIEW: ‘The Year Between’ (2022) Fails to Make a Statement on Comedy and Bipolar Disorder

“Lacks plot structure and the performances can vary” Alex Heller’s The Year Between is an edgy dark comedy that follows 20-something Clemence’s (Heller) life as she is diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Heller, who directs, writes, and stars in the movie, reflects on her personal experience. But the many circumstances in the movie make it difficult…

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‘Three Busy Debras’ and Its Exhilarating Celebration of the Absurd

An analysis of the nuanced layers found throughout ‘Three Busy Debras,’ a comedy series where the surreal feels grounded and the ugly is hiding out in the (whimsical) open.

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‘Petite Maman’ (2021) and the Utility of Wish Fulfillment

“‘Petite Maman’s’ fantasy is borne between history and possibility, its magic charged with the power of an object just out of reach.”

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