‘Slaxx’ (2020) – You Need to See This Movie About Killer Pants…

What honestly makes this film whole is the writing, because it incorporates all the elements needed to tell a complete story.

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Top of the Docs #45 – Los Angeles Plays Itself

From stairwells to suburbs and beyond, Los Angeles quite literally is cinema, and Thom Andersen’s Los Angeles Plays Itself sets out to prove it.

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1996 at the Movies: Five Forgotten Gems You Should Watch

In a year with such classic movies as Mission: Impossible, The Nutty Professor and Fargo, some films were inevitably bound to be overlooked and underappreciated.

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REVIEW: ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ (2021) Takes Back Control

“Zack Snyder flexes all his creative muscles to create a cinematic experience that takes the best of his previous work with the heart of someone fighting for his passion.”

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INTERVIEW: Thomas Wilson-White Discusses Grief and Queer Genre Films with ‘The Greenhouse’ (2021)

This year’s BFI Flare festival was host for numerous world premiere’s, including Australian writer and director Thomas Wilson-White’s feature length debut The Greenhouse.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Dramarama’ (2021) Hides Behind Melodramatics

Dramarama is a great concept and has a lot of potential to be a compelling piece of storytelling.

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REVIEW: ‘Long Weekend’ (2021) is an Earnest Exploration of Love

Despite being a film where time travel is a minor plot element, perhaps the most fantastical element of writer-director Steve Basilone’s debut film Long Weekend (2021) is the emptiness of Los Angeles.

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INTERVIEW: Lázaro Ramos and Taís Araújo Discuss Collaboration and Inspiration for ‘Executive Order’ (2021)

In conversation with director Lázaro Ramos and lead actress Taís Araújo, we had the opportunity to learn more about the creative choices behind Executive Order.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Tove’ (2021) Lesbian Artists and Gay Moomins

“Alma Pöysti’s terrific performance as Tove, where her quiet affinity feels seismic, is effervescent.” Zaida Bergroth’s stunning biopic charmingly centres on artist and writer Tove Jansson’s (Alma Pöysti) bohemian life. Tove is a stylish period biography that gives a whole new perspective to the Moomins. Exuberantly visual in its charting of the artists’ life, Tove…

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Boy Meets Boy’ (2021) is an Intimate Snapshot of a Queer Romance

Sparks fly in Boy Meets Boy, a wonderful story of queer love and connection set in modern day Berlin.

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