All Gold Everything: The Dark Fantasy of the Safdie Brothers’ Uncut Gems (2019)

Uncut Gems, their latest film, extends the brief glimpses of magical realism seen in their previous work and makes it one of the plot’s main driving forces.

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Between the Lines: The Screenplay Oscar Nominees

Every year the Oscar nominations invite cinema-goers to debate and argue on whether those nominated are worthy to be honoured.

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Raw (2016) is a Radical Coming of Age Horror Film That Gives Women Power Over Their Desires

Julia Ducournau’s French cannibalistic coming of age film Raw depicts feminine pleasure and power through body horror. The film played at festivals and in France, with a limited US release. Viewers had visceral reactions to the screenings, with some even walking out or passing out due to the graphic cannibalism. Even so, Ducournau’s film can be incredibly relatable and empowering for young women.

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That’s So Gay… A Column Investigating LGBTQ+ Subtext in Film

For the LGBTQ+ society, subtext were the only morsels we got from fiction.

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'Toy Story 4' and the Love That Defines Us

What do you do when you feel like you no longer have a purpose? How do you move on? Toy Story 4, the latest and presumably final installment in the beloved Toy Story franchise, attempts to explore these (and many other) existential questions in a way that is accessible and hopeful for both kids and…

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'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' and Its Failure to Reach a Cathartic Ending Through Reylo

This article contains spoilers for The Rise of Skywalker.  Since the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the final film in the “Skywalker Saga”, the internet has been ablaze in untangling its divisiveness. The reception to the J.J. Abrams-directed feature has been mixed at best, however, most critics agree that the film is…

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The Krusty Krab: A Conglomerate Nightmare

It may appear as just another parody of a fast-food chain, where minimum wage and long contracted hours are a regularity, but if you dive deeper you can see Spongebob’s workplace is a conglomerate nightmare ala Amazon or Disney.

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Thanks for the Laughs: A Love Letter to CollegeHumor

With the recent news of CollegeHumor layoffs, Flip Screen’s two resident CollegeHumor fans would like to take you down the rabbit hole with us, to tell you about our favorite shows and videos, while also convincing you that a subscription to the company’s Dropout streaming service is just as valuable as a Netflix or Hulu account.

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Lesbian Love as Invention: Céline Sciamma’s ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’ (2019)

In Portrait of a Lady on Fire, art acts as its own metaphysical language.

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Who Is Rey? – Why 'The Rise of Skywalker' (2019) Rey Reveal Is A Huge Missed Opportunity

When it comes to the Star Wars sequel trilogy, whether intentionally or not, the question “Who is Rey?” has become one of the biggest, most contentious talking points in the fandom.

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