REVIEW: ‘Here Are the Young Men’ (2021) Is A Vibrant Exploration of Youth Violence and Addiction

Here Are the Young Men depicts the downfall of three teenage boys who find themselves immersed in a world full of drugs and alcoholism. 

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REVIEW: ‘Apples’ (2020) a Wonderfully Absurdist Take on Human Existence

While it was ultimately not nominated for the 93rd Academy Awards, Apples is a film that’ll linger in your memory, even long after you’ve forgotten its name.

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REVIEW: ‘Homeward’ (2021) Is Ukraine’s Unlikely Road Trip Oscar Nomination

The intricacy that Homeward dances around will perhaps prevent a wider appreciation of the film, but with a Cannes premiere and being Ukraine’s Academy Award entry for Best International Film, the film’s cultural poignance is its main grounding. 

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REVIEW: ‘The Banishing’ (2020) is a Sunday Morning Movie

The Banishing is a horror movie built on familiar ground, and despite good intentions never quite surpasses its origins

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REVIEW: ‘Sequin In A Blue Room’ (2021) A Visceral Queer Coming-Of-Age Drama

Samuel Van Grinsven’s Australian coming-of-age debut feature centres on an intense exploration of anonymity, sex, and social media.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘The Dose’ (2021) Administers Great Direction But Poor Writing

The opening does a grand job of hooking the audience in but unfortunately the rest of the film isn’t nearly as strong or coherent.

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REVIEW: ‘Zack Snyder’s Justice League’ (2021) Takes Back Control

“Zack Snyder flexes all his creative muscles to create a cinematic experience that takes the best of his previous work with the heart of someone fighting for his passion.”

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Cowboys’ (2021) is an Epic Journey That Tells an Untold Story

Kerrigan has crafted an emotional and epic journey for modern audiences.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Dramarama’ (2021) Hides Behind Melodramatics

Dramarama is a great concept and has a lot of potential to be a compelling piece of storytelling.

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REVIEW: ‘Long Weekend’ (2021) is an Earnest Exploration of Love

Despite being a film where time travel is a minor plot element, perhaps the most fantastical element of writer-director Steve Basilone’s debut film Long Weekend (2021) is the emptiness of Los Angeles.

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