REVIEW: ‘See For Me’ (2021) is a Surprising and Tense Thriller

“‘See For Me’ is a unique thriller that’s worth checking out, with exciting twists and turns as well as authentic disabled representation at its forefront.”

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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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Bringing Back the Erotic Thriller

A genre long considered passé is coming back into the limelight. Streaming is the final destination for the erotic thriller. As a genre no longer popular with theatergoers, or so studios think, erotic thrillers have had to latch onto other means of distribution. Since about the late 00’s, thrillers in general have fallen out of…

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REVIEW : The Unsuspected Hero of ‘The Courier’ (2020)

‘The Courier’ is a tense, well-orchestrated spy movie. As a veil of secrecy and anticipation, heightened by mutual threats from both USSR and United States, bears over humanity at the dawn of the Cold War, Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) is recruited by MI6 to spy on the opposing force. Greville had this far worked as…

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INTERVIEW: Meghan Weinstein, Kasia Szarek, and Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera Talk ‘The Influencer’

One of our editors, McKinzie Smith, hopped on Zoom to talk to ‘The Influencer’ director Meghan Weinstein, as well as the film’s stars Kasia Szarek and Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera.

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REVIEW: ‘The Influencer’ (2021) Questions Internet Celebrity Morality

What ‘The Influencer’ understands is that posting will not save us. Salvation has to come from elsewhere, if it will come at all.

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BFI FLARE REVIEW: ‘The Dose’ (2021) Administers Great Direction But Poor Writing

The opening does a grand job of hooking the audience in but unfortunately the rest of the film isn’t nearly as strong or coherent.

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REVIEW: ‘Come True’ (2021) Will Certainly Polarise Viewers

Come True isn’t interested in traditional narrative structures and character arcs, and instead places an emphasis on mood and atmosphere.

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[The Revolution Will Be Televised] ‘True History of the Kelly Gang’ (2019) and the Mythological Bedrock of Rebellion

True History illuminates the ways shared fiction gives form and mass to rebellion, and how cult mythology acts as the cornerstone to revolt.

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REVIEW: Jim Cummings is Back With a Bite in ‘The Wolf of Snow Hollow’ (2020)

The tightly-wound, violent energy and the spiralling personal drama coexist in ways I’ve not experienced outside of Cummings’ oeuvre.

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