NYFF REVIEW: ‘I Carry You With Me’ (2020) Tenderly Examines the Price of the American Dream

More than a love story, I Carry You With Me (Te Llevo Conmigo) (2020) tells an immigrant tale of longing and sacrifice. With immense empathy for its characters, this film probes at the myth of the American dream and revels in the melancholy its premise promises.

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10 Years Later, ‘Easy A’ (2010) Grapples With a Complex Legacy

Separating the legacy of ‘Easy A’ from Emma Stone’s career is an impossibility: in a way, she is this film’s legacy. The durability of her performance is indisputable—Olive is a star making role, and Stone thrives when given the license to be her full charismatic self. Instead, consider this: has ‘Easy A’ itself stood the test of time? The answer is… complicated.

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REVIEW: ‘She Dies Tomorrow’ (2020) Searches For Meaning In Our Ruptured Reality

The most ambitious horror films are those that transcend their premise to engage with the daunting questions that pervade the human experience. While an intriguing concept can certainly take a film quite far, delving into our collective anxiety goes so much further. She Dies Tomorrow proves itself as a haunting addition to the genre by tackling the most human subject of all: the inevitability of death.

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REVIEW: ‘Starting At Zero’ (2020) Imagines A Brighter Future for Early Childhood Education

Kammerer’s debut feature film provides a laser-focused, actionable look at the power of investing in our children.

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A Love Letter to the Superhero Genre: ‘Sky High’ (2005) 15 Years Later

Especially in times of stress, there’s comfort in the familiar—and in the current world of movies, there’s nothing more familiar than superheroes. Fifteen years later, although Sky High (2005) is unmistakably of a different era, the movie wears its age very well.

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REVIEW: ‘Masters of Love’ (2020) Approaches Romance With a Refreshing Sense of Vulnerability

Although at its core, Masters of Love is a romantic comedy, filmmaker Matt Roberts takes a different approach to the genre, providing a candid look at love in the 21st Century.

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