CINECITY REVIEW: 'Jojo Rabbit' (2019) is Too Comfortable to Make a Lasting Impression

You can only frame the greatest human tragedy of all time as ‘twee’ for so long before it gets tired.

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REVIEW: 'Le Mans '66' is a Glorious Celebration of What America Wishes It Still (or Ever) Was

A self-assured pat on the back of the good old days, Le Mans ’66 basks in a rather cliché serving of 60s Americana, and is, frankly, all the better for it.

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REVIEW: Housing Erotic Horror, ‘Girl on the Third Floor’ is a Haunting Wet Dream

“DIY Grand Designs turns into the Haunting of Hump House.” Giving into temptation is a dangerous thing to do, especially when you live within a vengeful house adept in bringing out the worst in people. Girl on the Third Floor is the first feature for director, Travis Stevens, who seemed perfectly at home in this…

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REVIEW: Harmful Stereotypes Are Alive and Well in ‘Papi Chulo’ (2018)

“Refuses to delve deeper than the surface.” In sunny Los Angeles, Sean (Matt Bomer) is a conventionally attractive upper middle-class gay weather man, who has everything going for him until he has a mental breakdown on live television after a supposed breakup. His coworkers, Ash (Wendy McLendon-Covey) and Susan (D’Arcy Carden) are incredibly supportive; they…

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The Greatest Rock Opera You Never Saw: Dusty Stacks of Mom

The musical as a genre is fairly unique. It often takes the audience on a surreal, extravagant and lavish journey through its stories, which tend to focus more on expression than subtlety. From The Love Parade (1929) to La La Land (2016), musicals have always had a certain magic to them, and none more so…

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REVIEW: ‘Mickey and the Bear’ (2019) is More Than a Coming of Age Film

“A coming of age film for girls who had to grow up too fast.” In a country that claims to care so much for its war veterans, there are so few resources dedicated to their mental health and recovery, not to mention their economic status. Mickey Peck (Camila Marrone), the daughter and caretaker of Hank…

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REVIEW: Danish Oscar Contender ‘Queen of Hearts (2019)’ is a Fantastic Balance of Good and Evil

“One of the greatest performances this year.” The Queen of Hearts is a card of beauty, idealism and affection, that represents a loving mother with a strong appeal to the opposite sex in May el-Toukhy’s psychosexual drama. Anne (Trine Dyrholm) is a successful lawyer who specialises in cases of domestic and sexual abuse to underage…

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The Top 10 High School Musical Numbers

Disney+ finally made its U.S. debut on November 12, 2019, and it also just so happened to be during Flip Screen’s Musical Month! The Disney Channel is pretty well-known for its classic, original films that dominated the childhood of millennials and gen-z-ers, but more prominently, it is known for its musicals. From Cheetah Girls (2003)…

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