BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘My Fiona’ (2020) Is A Heartfelt Look at Love And Loss.

Kelly Walker’s directorial debut plots Jane’s mourning for Fiona as she tries to find peace and space beside Fiona’s wife, Gemma (Corbin Reid), and Fiona’s seven-year-old son, Bailey (Elohim Nycalove).

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REVIEW: ‘Jumbo’ Is An Inventive Hybrid of a Modern Love Story and a Full-Body Sensory Experience

Zoé Wittock makes her feature directorial debut with Jumbo, sporting an equal disregard for the conservative, in both a fantasmic and ambitious fashion.

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Battle of the Killer Prom Nights

Remakes versus originals, old versus new, and so on. Hollywood loves to remake its beloved classics, more notably, their horror classics. Franchises like Halloween, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Friday the 13th have been rebooted numerous times. With so many redo’s and re-adaptations, arguments circle around which is better: the original or the remake. Though many would argue the original, this is not always the case. Some remakes score farther and higher than their predecessors, so we want to look at some remade classics to determine which is the superior.

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A Call to Re-Evaluate Disability Tropes in Science Fiction

Disability representation in science fiction typically signifies both the limits of human boundaries as well as the innovations beyond those boundaries. However, when the majority of such representation is established through the use of harmful and often outdated stereotypes, a re-evaluation of those tropes is needed.

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REVIEW: ‘Saint Maud’ Is Big On Shocks And Style, But Questionable On Substance

Singular, striking and extremely well executed, Saint Maud is a treat at first sight – though as the themes and overarching message sink in, it could leave a more bitter aftertaste.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Pride & Protest’ (2020) Proudly Voicing Activism

“With all due respect, you don’t get to decide who is homophobic or not,” states Ferhan Kahn, a queer Muslim activist, who very calmly provides a counter to an anti-LGBTQ protest outside a Birmingham primary school.

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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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Review: ‘The Wolf Hour’ (2020) Naomi Watts Melts Away in Half-Baked Thriller

June’s self-imposed exile amidst a city going mad under the sun and in the shadow of a serial killer is perhaps a strange inversion to the current global isolation gripping the world.

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Women in Horror: Jenni and Jacinda's Top 2019 Horror Releases

2019 saw a release of over 30 horror films ranging in all themes and popularity. Our favorite horror films of 2019 cover a lot of this ground. Octavia Spencer, Rebecca Ferguson, Park So Dam, and Florence Pugh are just a few names that dominated the horror genre last year. From indies like In Fabric to blockbusters like Us, our favorites span across an array of themes and storylines.

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'Bringing up Baby' (1938) is a Revolutionary Queer Protest

Bringing up Baby rejects norms and subverts expectations in this sub-textually queer screwball comedy.

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