REVIEW: Dimension 20’s ‘A Crown of Candy’ is a Royal Success

Following the adventures of a royal family and their court, this season mashes up Game of Thrones-style politics with a Candyland-inspired setting for a captivating story where nothing is as it seems.

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REVIEW: ‘The Complex’ (2020) is an Admirable Attempt at Pushing the Interactive Film Genre Forward

Video games and films are different mediums, yet their respective industries are adamant that they share enough similarities to blend the two together. Here, we have the live-action interactive science-fiction film, The Complex.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘My Fiona’ (2020) Is A Heartfelt Look at Love And Loss.

Kelly Walker’s directorial debut plots Jane’s mourning for Fiona as she tries to find peace and space beside Fiona’s wife, Gemma (Corbin Reid), and Fiona’s seven-year-old son, Bailey (Elohim Nycalove).

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Top of the Docs #11 – The Decline of Western Civilisation Parts I-III

This week, Top of the Docs turns to Penelope Spheeris’ trilogy The Decline of Western Civilisation, which might be the most comprehensive look at counter-culture in America translated into film.

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April Fools’ Day: Being Born a Joke

No culture in the world truly celebrates April Fools’ Day and there are no public holidays for it, yet it’s still in all the calendars every year. Everyone knows it’s on April 1st, which is surprisingly handy when that’s also your date of birth.

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REVIEW: ‘Jumbo’ Is An Inventive Hybrid of a Modern Love Story and a Full-Body Sensory Experience

Zoé Wittock makes her feature directorial debut with Jumbo, sporting an equal disregard for the conservative, in both a fantasmic and ambitious fashion.

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INTERVIEW: Brett James Talks Nashville, Songwriting, and the Release of ‘It All Begins With A Song’

It All Begins With A Song is a feature length documentary that offers a fascinating look into the world of professional songwriters and their successes, failures, processes, and inspirations.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘Pride & Protest’ (2020) Proudly Voicing Activism

“With all due respect, you don’t get to decide who is homophobic or not,” states Ferhan Kahn, a queer Muslim activist, who very calmly provides a counter to an anti-LGBTQ protest outside a Birmingham primary school.

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REVIEW: ‘Saint Maud’ Is Big On Shocks And Style, But Questionable On Substance

Singular, striking and extremely well executed, Saint Maud is a treat at first sight – though as the themes and overarching message sink in, it could leave a more bitter aftertaste.

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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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