VIFF 2021 REVIEW: How ‘The Scary of Sixty-First’ (2021) Red Pills its Audience

New wave body horror goes IRL in Dasha Nekrasova’s impressive directorial debut.

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VIFF 2021 REVIEW: ‘Red Rocket’ (2021) Reinvents The Hero’s Journey

Sean Baker’s successfully tackles the anti-hero’s journey in his new dramedy Red Rocket.

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LAAPFF 2021 REVIEW: ‘The Girl Who Left Home’ (2020) is a Heartwarming Musical Where Conflicts are Left Unresolved

“‘The Girl Who Left Home’ teaches the values of loving children unconditionally and pushing loved ones to pursue something they want to do.”

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LAAPFF 2021 REVIEW: ‘Blush’ (2021) Adds Layers of Emotional Grief and Brings Catharsis

“‘Blush’ is a spectacular and wondrous animated short film, and one of the best of the year. It gravitates and pushes the boundaries of animation, and narratively shows how personal stories are essential in the art of animation.”

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TIFF REVIEW: ‘Ali & Ava’ (2021) Blends Romance and Realism with Mixed Results

“‘Ali and Ava’ is a film that brings Barnard’s usual visual and sonic flair, but it falls slightly short of the mark by not tackling the signifiers inherent in the story’s themes.”

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2021 Women X Film Festival: Wrap-Up

Our editor-in-chief, Hayley Paskevich, gives an overview of the various strands of shorts presented at this year’s Women X Film Festival and shares her thoughts on attending the event.

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FANTASIA 2021 REVIEW: ‘Martyrs Lane’ (2021) is a Chilling Childhood Mystery

For those seeking a gripping family drama with elements of fantasy and horror, ‘Martyrs Lane’ is worth taking a trip down.

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FANTASIA 2021 CAPSULE REVIEWS: ‘Stanleyville’ (2021) and ‘Don’t Say Its Name’ (2021)

Brief reviews of two exciting new films screened as part of Fantasia 2021— Maxwell McCabe-Lokos’ ‘Stanleyville’ and Rueben Martell’s ‘Don’t Say Its Name’.

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FANTASIA 2021 INTERVIEW: ‘Glasshouse’ – Jessica Alexander

Our Editor-in-Chief, Hayley Paskevich, had the opportunity to talk to one of the stars of ‘Glasshouse,’ Jessica Alexander.

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FANTASIA 2021 INTERVIEW: ‘Dreams on Fire’ – Philippe McKie

Our Editor-in-Chief, Hayley Paskevich, talked to director Philippe McKie about ‘Dreams on Fire,’ his new film set in the world of Japanese dance.

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