SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘Cryptozoo’ (2021) Believes in a World of Magic

While it definitely has its issues, Cryptozoo’s creativity really shines, giving it an undeniable charm.

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IFFR 2021: ‘King Car’ (2021), ‘Madalena’ (2021), and the Power of Brazilian Cinema

After an impressive 2019 in Cannes, with Bacurau earning such deserving praise, and The Invisible Life of Euradice Gusmao picking up the Un Certain Regard, this year’s IFFR proves that it has one.

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SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘The World to Come’ (2021) Tells a Beautiful Tale of Yearning and Desire

With The World to Come, Fastvold has given us a story of female desire that feels honest and tangible, crafting moments of bliss among historically accurate disappointments and tragedies.

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Top of the Docs #39 – Sundance: All Light, Everywhere

One of the hidden gems from this year’s Sundance, Anthony has quietly made one of the most vital documentaries of the year, one that shows nearly 50 years on that Harry Caul’s breakdown in trust was more than justified.

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SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘Eight For Silver’ (2021) is a Brutal Reimagining of Werewolf Lore

It’s an atmospheric, visually striking period piece that thrives most in the quiet moments of unease, capable of crafting terror in your mind from anticipation and imagination alone.

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SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘Mayday’ (2021) A Spellbinding Genre Defying Treat

“Abiding by its own cinematic rules, Cinorre’s Mayday is a tonally adventurous genre-blending women-focused debut” In Karen Cinorre’s remarkable first feature, warnings of an approaching storm are the early signs that something strange is brewing. When Ana (Grace Van Patten) hides in the backroom of her workplace to cry, she is electrocuted and transported to…

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SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘The Sparks Brothers’ (2021) is a Fantastic Celebration

Wright’s sense of humour combined with the Mael brothers’ helps the film shine and really brings out the joy in their music.

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SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘Rebel Hearts’ (2021) Nuns Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before

Pedro Kos’ film is a historical excavation of the nuns who made headlines for their modernisation of the Church and adapting to be relevant to the movement of social change.

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SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go for It’ (2021) Paints a Candid Portrait of Its Vibrant Star

From Anita in West Side Story to Googie Gomez in The Ritz, Moreno has made her mark on film, in television, and on the stage; breaking barriers and opening doors for Latinx performers in Hollywood.

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SUNDANCE REVIEW: ‘We’re All Going to the World’s Fair’ (2021) Finds the Horror in Growing Up Online

Filmed in the midst of the pandemic in 2020, Schoenbrun and collaborators utilize vlog-style footage, Skype calls, and handheld camera work to emulate the feeling of falling down a rabbit hole of Youtube videos, Creepypasta, and conspiracy theories late at night.

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