INTERVIEW: Avalon Fast Talks Her Buzzworthy Debut ‘Honeycomb’ (2022)

Our editor-in-chief Hayley Paskevich talks to young filmmaker Avalon Fast about everything from the many different hats she wore during production, to bees and girl cults.

Read More

REVIEW: ‘Found Family’ (2021) is a Sweet Addition to the Lesbian Bildungsroman

“‘Found Family’ (2021) is a sweet addition to the lesbian bildungsroman in film.”

Read More

REVIEW: ‘Munich: The Edge of War’ (2021) Badly Fumbles A Fresh Look At A Familiar Past

‘Munich: The Edge of War’ is a fresh take on a familiar bit of history, but one that fails to thrill or enlighten.

Read More

The Real Horror in ‘The Witch’ (2015) is Generational Trauma

“Through her slow embodiment of the “Witch,” something unfathomable to the very foundation of her familial structure, Thomasin frees herself from the weight of the same trauma that crushes everyone she loves.”

Read More

Roles in Retrospect #3 – Gugu Mbatha-Raw and ‘Beyond the Lights’ (2014)

This month, we’re looking at Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s star turn in 2014’s ‘Beyond the Lights’ and how it reflects February’s theme of “revolution”.

Read More

“As Bizarre and Erotic as Possible”: Is ‘2046’ (2004) Wong Kar-wai’s Sci-Fi Movie?

“‘2046’ is not Wong Kar-wai’s first attempt at a pseudo-sequel, nor his first film to weave together a series of interconnected vignettes. Nonetheless, it gives the impression of something totally different for the Hong Kong auteur.” 

Read More

REVIEW: ‘See For Me’ (2021) is a Surprising and Tense Thriller

“‘See For Me’ is a unique thriller that’s worth checking out, with exciting twists and turns as well as authentic disabled representation at its forefront.”

Read More

REVIEW: ‘Dear Future Children’ (2021) is a Film that Captures a Generation

“This film has achieved what all films, especially documentaries, should strive to achieve: it gives time to movements and stories that otherwise may have been reduced to a headline”

Read More

When All Other Lights Go Out – The Comfort of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring’ (2001) 20 Years Later

‘Fellowship of the Ring’ was a movie that blew open the doors for my imagination as a kid. 20 years later, it became a much-needed comfort – and an unexpected companion – as the world got darker.

Read More

‘Money Heist’: From ‘Don Quixote’ to ‘Lazarillo de Tormes’

“‘Money Heist’ exaggerates almost all aspects of reality, in turn challenging the economic and political status quo.”

Read More