Cell Adore Film Festival: The perfect online festival for a lockdown

A film festival for all your self-isolation needs – Cell Adore Film Festival is entirely online and free. Running from April 10 – 12.

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A Call to Re-Evaluate Disability Tropes in Science Fiction

Disability representation in science fiction typically signifies both the limits of human boundaries as well as the innovations beyond those boundaries. However, when the majority of such representation is established through the use of harmful and often outdated stereotypes, a re-evaluation of those tropes is needed.

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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 Wolf Hour’ (2020) Naomi Watts Melts Away in Half-Baked Thriller

June’s self-imposed exile amidst a city going mad under the sun and in the shadow of a serial killer is perhaps a strange inversion to the current global isolation gripping the world.

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Women in Horror: Jenni and Jacinda's Top 2019 Horror Releases

2019 saw a release of over 30 horror films ranging in all themes and popularity. Our favorite horror films of 2019 cover a lot of this ground. Octavia Spencer, Rebecca Ferguson, Park So Dam, and Florence Pugh are just a few names that dominated the horror genre last year. From indies like In Fabric to blockbusters like Us, our favorites span across an array of themes and storylines.

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'Bringing up Baby' (1938) is a Revolutionary Queer Protest

Bringing up Baby rejects norms and subverts expectations in this sub-textually queer screwball comedy.

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Let the Past Die: Generational Conflict in Rian Johnson Films

In his recent features, Rian Johnson has weaved generational conflict into stories that feel universal and current; be it in a futuristic Kansas or a galaxy far far away.

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‘Uncut Gems’ (2020) and the Power of Flat Arcs

Uncut Gems is a beautiful mess, twisting and turning as warring factions scheme over a gemstone, but this isn’t what Uncut Gems is about. It’s about the gambling addiction of its protagonist Howard Ratner.

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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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REVIEW: ‘Dark Waters’ (2020) Ruffalo Shines in Todd Haynes’ Bleak Legal Drama

Dark Waters is a little too pedestrian to catapult it into greatness, but it has strong performances and an even louder message.

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