REVIEW: ‘Hubie Halloween’ (2020) is Just Another Standard Happy Madison Romp

Obviously, people who already don’t like Adam Sandler are going to hate Hubie Halloween out of principle, but those who love and admire the Sandman are going to enjoy themselves.

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Now That’s What I Call Kino #12 – Silent Era Classic: The Phantom Carriage

This week’s column piece may be a short one as London Film Festival has kept me busy, but I’m still carrying on with the spooky theme for October by highlighting a classic horror film from the silent era that you should check out: The Phantom Carriage (1921). One of the most important and earliest works…

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Supernova’ (2020) Shines Bright with Glowing Performances

Supernova is a tender, devastatingly gorgeous road trip, brooding with introspection.

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Wolfwalkers’ (2020) is a Stunning, Delightful Animation

Directors Tomm Moore and Ross Stewart, and their army of animators, have crafted a gorgeous 2D animation which tells a riveting story about the friendship of two young girls.

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NYFF REVIEW: ‘I Carry You With Me’ (2020) Tenderly Examines the Price of the American Dream

More than a love story, I Carry You With Me (Te Llevo Conmigo) (2020) tells an immigrant tale of longing and sacrifice. With immense empathy for its characters, this film probes at the myth of the American dream and revels in the melancholy its premise promises.

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NYFF REVIEW: ‘Beginning’ (2020) is a Quietly Harrowing Evocation of Self-Realization

“Beginning is an assured feature debut with an unfortunately opaque focus on female trauma.”

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LFF REVIEW- ‘The Reason I Jump’ (2020) is an Essential Documentary on Understanding Autism

Director Jerry Rothwell utilises visuals and sound design with such creativity that it lets the audience directly empathise with the cast.

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How Gwendolyn Briggs Waltzed into Every Lesbian’s Heart

Part of the reason why we watch TV or press play on a specific movie is to see ourselves represented on screen. We all want to have that one character who makes us feel seen and, in the case of many LGTBQ+ individuals, like we are worthy of love. Sadly, representation in the media is not always good, and we are left wanting more.

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Never Gonna Snow Again’ Is As Ambiguous As It Comes

Little reveals itself at times which can make the film feel as if it’s paused in motion rather than moving forward. The mysterious stranger – a plot point as old as time but one that hasn’t ever lost its touch. The concept of mystery is kind of endless, meaning that the setting, character and idea…

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NIGHTSTREAM REVIEW: ‘Survival Skills’ (2020) is an Eerily Relevant Satire of the Police

Presented as a police training video from the 1980’s, Survival Skills (2020) is a topical satirical look at the United States police force, exploring the preparation (or lack thereof) that cops are given before heading out into the real world.

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