REVIEW: ‘Clemency’ (2019) is a Quiet, Devastating Study on the People Involved with Death Row

lemency, directed by Chinonye Chukwu, is a very different kind of prison drama: one that avoids exaggerated clichés and instead opts for an intense, realistic look into death row executions.

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How the ‘Moonlight’ (2016) Screenplay Uses Silence to Speak the Loudest

Moonlight is an epic story of one man’s personal life that utilises a particular style and writing voice. Jenkins juxtaposes earth-shattering narrative moments with words of stillness and quiet to amplify the effect it has on Chiron.

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PRIDE 2020: ‘Sunday Bloody Sunday’ (1971) Uses Sexuality to Portray the Longing for Love

Released in 1971, Sunday Bloody Sunday made waves for depicting the first man-on-man kiss in mainstream British cinema, portraying a bisexual character and for portraying a polyamorous relationship.

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Between the Lines: The Sincerity of the ‘Lars and the Real Girl’ Screenplay

Mental Health plays a big part in our daily lives, so it comes as no surprise that the subject usually becomes a talking point in film. For Mental Health Awareness Month, Between the Lines will be looking at a screenplay that has a positive outlook on Mental Health: Lars and the Real Girl.

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MHAM INTERVIEW: Dan Warrender and Scott Macpherson on Their ‘Mental Health Movie Monthly’ Initiative

What is deemed as a ‘good’ representation of Mental Health within the entertainment world? What can filmmakers and showrunners do to better represent Mental Health? To help answer these questions, I approached Dan Warrender and Scott Macpherson.

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INTERVIEW: Lynn Renee Maxcy Talks About How She Wrote an Interactive Film with ‘The Complex’ (2020)

I had the chance to review the interactive film for Flip Screen before having a video call with its writer, Lynn Renee Maxcy, where she discussed her love of science-fiction, her time working on The Handmaid’s Tale and the challenge of writing and developing an interactive film.

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Review: ‘Tales from the Loop’ (2020) is a Quiet Meditation on the Human Condition

Most anthology series have glaring differences in quality but Tales from the Loop stands out for having strong episodes throughout. Sure there are episodes that aren’t as engaging but every episode has an interesting story, stunning cinematography and incredible music.

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REVIEW: ‘The Complex’ (2020) is an Admirable Attempt at Pushing the Interactive Film Genre Forward

Video games and films are different mediums, yet their respective industries are adamant that they share enough similarities to blend the two together. Here, we have the live-action interactive science-fiction film, The Complex.

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‘How to Train Your Dragon’ is More Relatable Than Ever 10 Years On

Ten years later the film isn’t just revered within the pantheon of Dreamworks animated features but is regarded as a modern animated classic. What is it about How to Train Your Dragon that makes it so fondly remembered even today?

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Let the Past Die: Generational Conflict in Rian Johnson Films

In his recent features, Rian Johnson has weaved generational conflict into stories that feel universal and current; be it in a futuristic Kansas or a galaxy far far away.

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