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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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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31 Days of Horror: Week Four Roundup

Four weeks down, one to go! In the penultimate week of the 31 Days of Horror challenge, I decided to focus on films that have been sitting in my watchlist for far too long. Though I found some films to be disappointing, there were some gems hidden in the pile, making for a great week of horror films.

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MFF REVIEW: ‘Minari’ (2020) is Fulfilling in Its True-to-Life Form

Flush in the heat of a childhood summer, Lee Isaac Chung makes himself comfortable in the home that is his fourth feature film, Minari.

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REVIEW: ‘A Ghost Waits’ (2020) is a Heart-wrenching and Hilarious Horror Comedy

A Ghost Waits creates a delicate tonal balance of humor, genuinely tender moments, and existential dread that never lets the audience escape the emotional turmoil of life and death.

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NIGHTSTREAM REVIEW: Isolation and Paranoia Unravel Reality in ‘Bleed With Me’ (2020)

With her feature film debut, writer/director Amelia Moses delivers a psychologically complex film very much aware of its place in the horror cabin trend. Both embracing and subverting the promise of its setting, Bleed With Me (2020) offers an unsettling atmosphere that expands far beyond the confines of a screen.

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Top of the Docs #37 – LFF Special: ‘If It Were Love’ (2020) Reminisces on Human Touch

If It Were Love is an intense film following the touring show of Crowd from theatre to theatre. The fly on the wall documentary observes these performers behind the scenes.

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets’ (2020) Blurs Fact & Fiction To Fascinating Effect

A cross between documentary and cinematic social experiment, the Ross Brothers’ ‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets’ feels like the ultimate hangout movie.

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