SUNDANCE REVIEW: 'Zola' (2020) Proves the Power of Sex Workers Telling Their Own Stories

Do you remember where you were when Zola- also known as A’Ziah King- dropped her Twitter thread and instantly became the most iconic viral “story time” sensation ever? It was the definition of a cultural reset.

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Going Beyond the Narrative: Horror and the use of Sensory Techniques

There’s no set answer to the appeal of horror movies. Is it because of the socially opposed actions and intentions of the characters? Is it the themes that they explore? Or is it just the adrenaline rush? One thing that remains the same is that the purpose of a horror movie is to make us feel scared, uneasy and anxious.

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Top of the Docs #3 – 'Goshogaoka' and Ambient as a Documentary Genre

When we think of basketball, it’s hard not to think of pace. The game is hardwired to be fast and physically demanding, something obvious from watching even five minutes of a game. This combination of speed, athleticism and strategy is what forms the very core of basketball. And it is exactly those qualities that Goshogaoka lacks.

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REVIEW: ‘Party of Five’ is an Endearing and Necessary Immigrant Story

‘Party of Five’ demonstrates what minorities have always known: that there is no way to separate the political and the personal.

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REVIEW: ‘Birds of Prey’ (2020) is a Powerhouse of Women Telling Their Own Stories.

Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) punches hard. Fists of pent up frustration fly with no regret as she takes on Black Mask (Ewan McGregor) and his Gotham goons.

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REVIEW: ‘Gretel & Hansel’ (2020) is a story about female power and witchcraft

In a sea of reboots, sequels, and reiterations, Gretel & Hansel (2020) is a refreshingly dark film that feels new and exciting despite the centuries-old story.

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The Machines Will Save Us: Robots, Artificial Intelligence and Eco-Fiction

Despite the classic world-dominating artificial intelligence trope, eco-fiction frequently portrays machines as our eventual saviours

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REVIEW: ‘BoJack Horseman’ (2020) Says Goodbye To One of the Greatest Ever TV Shows Ever Produced

With BoJack Horseman; after five and a half seasons of hilarious visual gags, sharp Hollywood satire and emotional gut punches, we get eight incredibly written episodes that encapsulate the series as a whole, capped off with a perfect final shot that hammers home the show’s message through a stunning frame that will be remembered for years to come.

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Hitting Zero: How ‘Cheer’ Uses Its Cheerleaders to Re-Invent Its Narrative

Cheer allows Daytona to be more than just the observation it had been up until this point, turning it into a participation between subject and crew that makes this docu-series much more personal.

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LSFF REVIEW: 'Up To And Including Her Limits' Challenges Feminine Identity

As part of London Short Film Festival, the ‘Up To And Including Her Limits’ strand included six short films united by the centralisation of women and control.

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