REVIEW: ‘Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story’ (2020) Responds to the Elephant in the Room

It is difficult to reconcile with the documentary’s use of this footage and how it shapes the film’s narrative.

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REVIEW: ‘She Dies Tomorrow’ (2020) Searches For Meaning In Our Ruptured Reality

The most ambitious horror films are those that transcend their premise to engage with the daunting questions that pervade the human experience. While an intriguing concept can certainly take a film quite far, delving into our collective anxiety goes so much further. She Dies Tomorrow proves itself as a haunting addition to the genre by tackling the most human subject of all: the inevitability of death.

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REVIEW: ‘The Assistant’ (2020) is an Unflinching Look at Harassment in the Workplace

Green has crafted a very real and very horrifying look into what it’s like to serve powerful executives within a toxic workplace.

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REVIEW: ‘In Her Hands’ (2020) is a Heart-warming, if Heavily Clichéd, Demonstration of the Power of Music

Ludovic Bernard’s in Her Hands is certainly far from perfect, but it succeeds in sweeping you up into an often-satisfying emotional journey, eventually leaving you at peace.

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REVIEW: ‘Clemency’ (2019) is a Quiet, Devastating Study on the People Involved with Death Row

lemency, directed by Chinonye Chukwu, is a very different kind of prison drama: one that avoids exaggerated clichés and instead opts for an intense, realistic look into death row executions.

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REVIEW: ‘Fanny Lye Deliver’d’ (2019) is an Offbeat Feminist Folk Horror

A comic folk horror that erupts into a feminist story of woman’s rebirth and fiery retribution.

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REVIEW: ‘Z’ (2020) is an Imaginary Friend from Hell

Z is an entertaining, competently shot exploration of parental fears and the vivid imagination of children.

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REVIEW: ‘Normal People’ (2020) by Sally Rooney – From Page to Screen

Sally Rooney’s Normal People, winner of the 2018 Costa Novel Award, premiered on BBC3 at the end of April. Having read the book, with its nonlinear narrative and lack of speech marks, it was exciting to see how it would translate on to the screen.

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REVIEW: Queer Vampire Film ‘Bit’ (2019) Is Unafraid to Sink its Teeth Into Feminism

While on the surface Bit (2019) may seem like just another campy teen horror film, the reality is that it offers its audience far more than mindless entertainment.

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