The Unrelenting Optimism of Taika Waititi’s ‘Boy’ (2010)

Nostalgic and warm, ‘Boy’ is a film that centres around youthful optimism and never wavers from the belief that life can be both hard and happy.

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FANTASIA 2021 REVIEW: ‘Martyrs Lane’ (2021) is a Chilling Childhood Mystery

For those seeking a gripping family drama with elements of fantasy and horror, ‘Martyrs Lane’ is worth taking a trip down.

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‘Children of Men’ (2006) and the Birth of Hope

As we follow Kee and Theo’s journey, ‘Children of Men’ shows us what a little hope can do to a person’s whole outlook on life, and the extent that they will go to to keep that hope alive.

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The Ties that Bind Us: Hope and Family in ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ (2004)

“It takes the entire Hoover family pushing a bright yellow van, a few stops along the way, and a dead body in the back of the trunk for them to gain back what they lost.”

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FANTASIA 2021 CAPSULE REVIEWS: ‘Stanleyville’ (2021) and ‘Don’t Say Its Name’ (2021)

Brief reviews of two exciting new films screened as part of Fantasia 2021— Maxwell McCabe-Lokos’ ‘Stanleyville’ and Rueben Martell’s ‘Don’t Say Its Name’.

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FANTASIA 2021 INTERVIEW: ‘Glasshouse’ – Jessica Alexander

Our Editor-in-Chief, Hayley Paskevich, had the opportunity to talk to one of the stars of ‘Glasshouse,’ Jessica Alexander.

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FANTASIA 2021 INTERVIEW: ‘Dreams on Fire’ – Philippe McKie

Our Editor-in-Chief, Hayley Paskevich, talked to director Philippe McKie about ‘Dreams on Fire,’ his new film set in the world of Japanese dance.

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FANTASIA 2021 INTERVIEW: ‘Glasshouse’ – Kelsey Egan

Our Editor-in-Chief, Hayley Paskevich, talks to ‘Glasshouse’ director Kelsey Egan about her dystopian pandemic fantasy.

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FANTASIA 2021 REVIEW: ‘Giving Birth to a Butterfly’ (2021) is Serenely Strange and Surreal

It is safe to say that ‘Giving Birth to a Butterfly’ is more interested in exploring a world of possibility than providing any kind of concrete solution.

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