The Uncomfortable Justice of Fritz Lang’s ‘M’ (1931)

By focusing on a central character who commits undeniably irredeemable acts, and the citywide desire to apprehend him, M holds up a mirror to German society of the time.

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Loud but Not So Proud

With our identities out and “proud”, LGBTQ+ people instead had our qualities and our stories tainted by their own subtext that still made effort to put us in our place.

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NFF REVIEW: ‘British Mix Vol. 1’ Strand

The Norwich Film Festival British Mix Volume One strand showcases British talent currently working on short film projects.

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NFF REVIEW: ‘Sci-Fi and Fantasy Collection’ Strand

The Norwich Film Festival Sci-Fi and Fantasy Collection showcases short films that explore otherworldly concepts to tell human stories.

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How We Lost ‘Treasure Planet 2’

Bombing at the box office, the film was brushed under the rug by Disney and would instead claim its status as a cult classic amongst fans. So, it’s no real surprise that it’s sequel was called off.

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NFF Review: ‘Women In Film’ Strand

Reviews of the short films in Norwich Film Festival’s ‘Women In Film’ strand which shows an array of female-directed shorts.

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How Hollywood’s Biggest Slackers Fell Out of Time: ‘Palm Springs’ (2020) and ‘An American Pickle’ (2020)

In a Hollywood much less interested in the traditional blockbuster comedy, this past year saw the release of both An American Pickle and Palm Springs, two far smaller and more personal star vehicles for Seth Rogen and Andy Samberg respectively. In their own way, both of these films revolve around the idea of their star…

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If Universal Want to Resurrect Their Classic Monsters, They Need to Look to the Past: Re-Evaluating ‘The Mummy’ (1999)

While generally dismissed upon release, the Brendan Fraser-led adventure has remained popular, recently celebrating its 20th anniversary. Re-watching The Mummy reveals the ingredients for a successful reboot that is utterly charming.

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AFI FEST REVIEW: ‘I’m Your Woman’ (2020) is a Thrilling Kind of Empowerment

I’m Your Woman combines an engaging character exploration with familiar crime-thriller tropes to deliver a different kind of woman empowerment.

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REVIEW: Jim Cummings is Back With a Bite in ‘The Wolf of Snow Hollow’ (2020)

The tightly-wound, violent energy and the spiralling personal drama coexist in ways I’ve not experienced outside of Cummings’ oeuvre.

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