Flip Screen’s Guide to June 2020

Inspired by James Palmer’s fantastic twitter thread, we’re shaking up the formula and bringing you 9 double bills to inject a bit of fun into your watch parties.

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Flip Screen’s Guide to May (Lockdown 2: Electric Boogaloo)

Flip Screen’s James Palmer and George Forster are here to make a few TV suggestions to keep you going for the long haul.

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INTERVIEW: Lynn Renee Maxcy Talks About How She Wrote an Interactive Film with ‘The Complex’ (2020)

I had the chance to review the interactive film for Flip Screen before having a video call with its writer, Lynn Renee Maxcy, where she discussed her love of science-fiction, her time working on The Handmaid’s Tale and the challenge of writing and developing an interactive film.

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Flip Screen’s Guide to April (Quarantine Edition)

James Palmer and George Forster are here to give you 10 recommendations available online right now to help get you through these hard times.

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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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Between the Lines: The Screenplay Oscar Nominees

Every year the Oscar nominations invite cinema-goers to debate and argue on whether those nominated are worthy to be honoured.

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Three Things That ‘Shrill’ Gets Right About Living As A Fat Woman

Welcome to Fatness In Film, a new monthly column analysing examples of fat representation and body diversity on screen. Positive depictions of fat bodies are hard to find, but Shrill is a recent example of plus size storytelling done right.

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‘Lady Bird’ (2017) is a Love Letter to Sacramento

It’s 8pm the day before Christmas, and I have just come home from running the last errands of the day. It’s raining a bit, enough for the streets to reflect the Christmas lights on the windowsills. It’d snowed a while ago, but by now it had mostly melted away – on one side of the…

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Flip Screen: A Launch Into 2019

Do you know this one blog with a title like this? – Possibly Scott Pilgrim Two months ago, I sent Ell a proposal. This proposal was somewhat wild and happens to be one of a growing number of impulsive decisions on my part. Yet despite the numerous in caps messages I sent her over several…

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