REVIEW: ‘Dead to Me’ Season 3 Unfolds a Poignant, Touching Final Chapter

“For three years, creator Liz Feldman placed Jen Harding (Christina Applegate) and best friend Judy Hale (Linda Cardellini) on the frontlines of loss, cracking open their hearts to let the light in. Their story comes full circle in a hilarious and heart-wrenching conclusion true to the show’s themes and ideals.”

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The Best Comedy Specials of 2022

Even if one can’t heal the world with comedy, one certainly can try. From the radically intimate and laidback to the extravagantly oversized, this article lists twelve of the best comedy specials released in 2022 that undoubtedly try to provide some comfort through the darkness.

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LFF 2022 REVIEW: A Baumbachian Descent into Calamity Culture and Disaster for ‘White Noise’

“As Baumbach satirises consumer culture, he in turn finds dignified meaning to the lives of Delilo’s terrified counterparts” The notes I made during Noah Baumbach’s screen talk following his new film’s premiere at the London Film Festival range from abstract at best to unintelligible at worst. Sitting across from my favourite director of modern times,…

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From ‘Bly Manor’ to ‘Bodies Bodies Bodies’: The Comfort of Quietly Queer Horror

“Not only are each of these projects situated within specific subgenres of horror, they also feature very queer, very human protagonists. What makes this fact even more notable is the fact that none of them were marketed to audiences on the basis of queer content, instead placing the focus on their genre.”

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REVIEW: ‘Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story’ (2022) Is Intimate and Powerful All at Once

Caught between the pain of being celebrated under a persona that solely elicits pain and being terrified of what might transpire with honesty, Stay on Board: The Leo Baker Story ultimately illustrates how much richer the world is when people are free to be who they are.

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REVIEW: ‘Echoes’ (2022) is a Frustrating Mystery Thriller that Gets Downright Silly

“Even though the limited series has an interesting cast, ‘Echoes’ leaves the audience confused and is hard to keep up with.”

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REVIEW: ‘Russian Doll’ (Season 2) is a Fast-Paced Trip Through Time and Trauma

“The show is compulsively entertaining and addictive in the sense that it has a way of leaving room for future possibilities of more stories down the line.”

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REVIEW: ‘Munich: The Edge of War’ (2021) Badly Fumbles A Fresh Look At A Familiar Past

‘Munich: The Edge of War’ is a fresh take on a familiar bit of history, but one that fails to thrill or enlighten.

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‘Money Heist’: From ‘Don Quixote’ to ‘Lazarillo de Tormes’

“‘Money Heist’ exaggerates almost all aspects of reality, in turn challenging the economic and political status quo.”

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Future Cult Classics Born in 2021

“What I can see is the cult cinema of tomorrow: the films that genre freaks and film school contrarians will use to enhance their Letterboxd favorites with the aura of obscure good taste.”

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