LFF REVIEW: ‘Wolfwalkers’ (2020) is a Stunning, Delightful Animation

Directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, and their army of animators, have crafted a gorgeous 2D animation which tells a riveting story about the friendship of two young girls.

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NYFF REVIEW: ‘I Carry You With Me’ (2020) Tenderly Examines the Price of the American Dream

More than a love story, I Carry You With Me (Te Llevo Conmigo) (2020) tells an immigrant tale of longing and sacrifice. With immense empathy for its characters, this film probes at the myth of the American dream and revels in the melancholy its premise promises.

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LFF REVIEW- ‘The Reason I Jump’ (2020) is an Essential Documentary on Understanding Autism

Director Jerry Rothwell utilises visuals and sound design with such creativity that it lets the audience directly empathise with the cast.

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Never Gonna Snow Again’ Is As Ambiguous As It Comes

Little reveals itself at times which can make the film feel as if it’s paused in motion rather than moving forward. The mysterious stranger – a plot point as old as time but one that hasn’t ever lost its touch. The concept of mystery is kind of endless, meaning that the setting, character and idea…

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Relic’ (2020) is an Unfurling Terror of the Haunted House as Diseased and Dying Mind

The scares are minimal, with a heavy reliance on atmosphere, but stick with it and you’ll find this stylish horror film wanders close to home and burrows underneath the skin.

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31 Days of Horror Challenge: Week Two

Although we’re only a week into this challenge, I already feel like I think about horror movies for most of the day. Whether anticipating my next film or reflecting on the last, I constantly have horror on my mind as All Hallows’ Eve gets closer. The Halloween spirit has filled my tiny apartment, adorned with taper candles in glass jars, orange lights, and a tiny plush bird wearing a pumpkin costume. With the perfect ghoulish atmosphere, I watched a stacked lineup of horror movies.

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NIGHTSTREAM REVIEW: ‘Survival Skills’ (2020) is an Eerily Relevant Satire of the Police

Presented as a police training video from the 1980’s, Survival Skills (2020) is a topical satirical look at the United States police force, exploring the preparation (or lack thereof) that cops are given before heading out into the real world.

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Stray’ (2020) is as Soulful and Humane as Anything You’ll See This Year

The absence of deliberate human voice lends a real sense of time and place into a rare window of a world that is, perhaps not a pleasure to experience but is, by the time it finishes, profound and essential.

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Honeymood’ (2020) Takes Viewers on a Journey to Nowhere

What could have been a fun-filled adventure ends up being a meandering journey through meaningless plot points.

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REVIEW: ‘Don’t Think Twice’ (2020) is an Intimate Reflection on Dementia

Harry Hitchen’s sublime short ‘Don’t Think Twice’ offers an emotive insight to the life of a man who through the dark cloud of dementia finds joy in music.

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