Searching for Monty: The Sensitivity of Montgomery Clift

Starring in a variety of roles across three decades, his career lasted longer than James Dean’s and was certainly more consistent than Marlon Brando’s, yet he is often side-lined in favour of his contemporaries.

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‘Blindspotting’ (2018) and the Hardships of Fitting Into a World That is Rejecting You

The movie alternates between comedy and drama, and navigates subjects like gentrification, the US prison system, toxic masculinity, gun violence and systemic racism in an intricate series of dialogues and everyday life scenes. Verse and heightened language are uniquely woven into the storytelling process, making the film a rare experience. The key to it’s charm is how realistically it reflects Oakland, in all its culture and singularity, and how heavily it centers around the characters.

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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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The Seven Resurrections of ‘The Walking Dead’

For its 10th anniversary, here are the seven resurrections of The Walking Dead, the bloodiest, emotional, and most resurgent episodes that kept the show alive for a weary fan.

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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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Top of the Docs #36 – LFF Special: ‘Time’ (2020)

Garrett Bradley, a first-time filmmaker, brings us perhaps the most damning indictment of the system yet, with her film Time.

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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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