‘King Richard’ (2021) and its Focus on Flawed Fatherhood

But if you’re looking for a movie about the sisters and their trip to stardom, as some critics mistakenly did, it’s yet to be made. This one’s resolutely about their father and his struggle that made theirs count, and why he’s a beacon to other fathers like him, wrestling with their own flaws.

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CANNES REVIEW: ‘Sick of Myself’ (2022) Is a Hysterical Portrayal of Narcissism for Gen Z Audiences

“‘Sick of Myself’ is a film that feels like a fever dream because it crosses all lines of sanity to the point where the viewer has no choice but to succumb into the madness.”

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TRIBECA 2022 REVIEW: ‘The Year Between’ (2022) Fails to Make a Statement on Comedy and Bipolar Disorder

“Lacks plot structure and the performances can vary” Alex Heller’s The Year Between is an edgy dark comedy that follows 20-something Clemence’s (Heller) life as she is diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Heller, who directs, writes, and stars in the movie, reflects on her personal experience. But the many circumstances in the movie make it difficult…

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‘Petite Maman’ (2021) and the Utility of Wish Fulfillment

“‘Petite Maman’s’ fantasy is borne between history and possibility, its magic charged with the power of an object just out of reach.”

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Pride 2022 – Flip Screen’s Recent LGBTQ+ Media Faves

From under-the-radar comedies to emotionally stirring period dramas, and everything in between, here’s what some of the Flip Screen team had to say about the recent shows and films with LGBTQ+ themes and characters that resonated with them.

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TRIBECA 2022 REVIEW: ‘Leave No Trace’ (2022) Sheds Light on Sexual Abuse with Some Ethical Concerns

“A powerful and heartbreaking documentary” Irene Taylor’s Leave No Trace focuses on one of the most rampant cover-ups of sexual abuse allegations — that within the Boy Scouts of America. It is an intense documentary about a century-old organisation, which took steps to eliminate — for lack of a better word — and keep a…

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TRIBECA 2022 REVIEW: ‘Family Dinner’ (2022) Delivers the Terrors of Meat in a Slow-Burning Carnage Feast

“‘Family Dinner’ has a unique story with an interesting ending that highlights the enormous strength one character can hold.”

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TRIBECA 2022 REVIEW: ‘My Love Affair with Marriage’ (2022) Threads Together Animation and Science through Song

“These issues within the chemistry of people’s brains are important for people to understand, especially young girls and women.” Signe Baumane’s My Love Affair with Marriage is a coming-of-age story about young Zelma (voiced by Dagmara Dominczyk), who discovers that songs and fairy tales about love will solve her problems. An exploration of love, sex,…

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REVIEW: ‘Oski’ (2022) Is an Intimate Portrayal of One of Skateboarding’s Finest

“Besides a genuine representation of skateboarding, ‘Oski’ is a heartfelt portrayal of a young man trying to find his path in life.”

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Girls Will Be Anything But Themselves: An Exploration of Teenage Girls on Film

Exploring the identity crisis trope of teenage girls on film.

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