REVIEW: ‘I’m An Electric Lampshade’ (2021) Has A Weak Spark of Life

This tale of accountant-turned-artist is never clearly docudrama or pure fiction, making for a bizarre watch.

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BHFF Review: In ‘Good Madam’ (2021), Fear Lives In the Fingertips

“Taking up the mantle of other bright stars of the creepy-old-lady-upstairs subsection of the genre, ‘Good Madam’ offers an interesting take on horror that passes, first and foremost, through the hands.”

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LFF REVIEW: ‘The Souvenir: Part II’ (2021) an Exquisite End to Hogg’s Memoir

‘The Souvenir Part II’ takes off from exactly where Part I left us, and gives us a beautifully cyclical inverse to the story.

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LFF REVIEW: ‘Memoria’ (2021)– Apichatpong’s Transcendental Journey to Colombia

“‘Memoria’ takes its audience on a journey to somewhere wholly unexpected, yet upon arrival, it’s clear that the film couldn’t end anywhere else.”

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VIFF 2021 REVIEW: How ‘The Scary of Sixty-First’ (2021) Red Pills its Audience

New wave body horror goes IRL in Dasha Nekrasova’s impressive directorial debut.

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VIFF 2021 REVIEW: ‘Red Rocket’ (2021) Reinvents The Hero’s Journey

Sean Baker’s successfully tackles the anti-hero’s journey in his new dramedy Red Rocket.

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REVIEW: ‘Luzzu’ (2021) is Tragic, but Doesn’t Understand Why

“With its sort-of-happy ending, ‘Luzzu’ rounds out the soul-crushing personal conflict of the late-capitalist age with a promise of alternate joys.”

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TIFF REVIEW: ‘Ali & Ava’ (2021) Blends Romance and Realism with Mixed Results

“‘Ali and Ava’ is a film that brings Barnard’s usual visual and sonic flair, but it falls slightly short of the mark by not tackling the signifiers inherent in the story’s themes.”

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REVIEW: ‘Freshman Year’ (2019) is a Romantic Ode to Messy, Lonely, Glorious College Years

“Who among us hasn’t felt as if everyone else was sent a secret email containing instructions on how to succeed in the real world and we weren’t cc’ed?”

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