Between the Lines: The Sincerity of the ‘Lars and the Real Girl’ Screenplay

Mental Health plays a big part in our daily lives, so it comes as no surprise that the subject usually becomes a talking point in film. For Mental Health Awareness Month, Between the Lines will be looking at a screenplay that has a positive outlook on Mental Health: Lars and the Real Girl.

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Flip Screen’s Guide to May (Lockdown 2: Electric Boogaloo)

Flip Screen’s James Palmer and George Forster are here to make a few TV suggestions to keep you going for the long haul.

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REVIEW: Swallow (2019) is “Horrifying Precisely Because of How Real it Feels”

Hunter (Haley Bennett) seems to have it all: a rich husband, a baby on the way, and a gorgeous home with space for a massive garden. Yet, she starts to feel confined to her home. Her aptly-named husband, Richie (Austin Stowell), encourages her to stay inside and rest throughout the pregnancy. With no job to attend to, her life is consumed with preparing the house for the baby. Her relationship with Richie is increasingly distant as Hunter feels stifled by her financial dependency and lack of control of her life. She finds release in a very strange place as she impulsively swallows a small glass marble.

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Flip Screen’s Guide to April (Quarantine Edition)

James Palmer and George Forster are here to give you 10 recommendations available online right now to help get you through these hard times.

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‘How to Train Your Dragon’ is More Relatable Than Ever 10 Years On

Ten years later the film isn’t just revered within the pantheon of Dreamworks animated features but is regarded as a modern animated classic. What is it about How to Train Your Dragon that makes it so fondly remembered even today?

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REVIEW: ‘The Lodge’ (2020) Shows a Terrifyingly Realistic Descent into Madness

The Lodge is a psychological horror that manages to surprise and scare even horror aficionados.

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Flip Screen’s Guide to March 2020

Flip Screen’s George Forster and James Palmer have once again done battle against boredom and compiled all the big stuff coming up this month.

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The Hopelessness of the ‘Parasite’ (2020) Screenplay

Parasite has been praised for it’s tight technical craft as well as the strong performances from each cast member. However, it is arguably the script that resonated with audiences most of all.

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Between the Lines: The Screenplay Oscar Nominees

Every year the Oscar nominations invite cinema-goers to debate and argue on whether those nominated are worthy to be honoured.

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Raw (2016) is a Radical Coming of Age Horror Film That Gives Women Power Over Their Desires

Julia Ducournau’s French cannibalistic coming of age film Raw depicts feminine pleasure and power through body horror. The film played at festivals and in France, with a limited US release. Viewers had visceral reactions to the screenings, with some even walking out or passing out due to the graphic cannibalism. Even so, Ducournau’s film can be incredibly relatable and empowering for young women.

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