Our Time – Review

Carlos Reygadas latest venture after a six year hiatus, surprisingly opens with a scene of children at play, in a murky Mexican pond. The kids seem content, oblivious to events of infidelity among their legal guardians. As the children continuously splash around, playfully attacking their distant relatives and friends with mud and contaminated water, the […]

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The Edge of Democracy – Hot Docs 2019 Quickie Review

Already igniting a blaze of anger and frustration among film festival goers, Petra Costa’s partly autobiographical The Edge of Democracy, is a bleak nail biter that will keep audiences invested in the idiocy of modern Brazilian politics. Utilizing a fresh feminine perspective as the backbone to reinforce a timely message regarding political corruption; Petra’s personal […]

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The Tomorrow Man – Review

Every year, out in the glorious mountains of Park City in the brisk cold evenings of January, we always expect THAT one film, which perfectly encapsulates the indie American Sundance spirit. In previous years, we’ve received several entries to this specific classification, including films such as Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, Little Miss […]

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Wild Rose – Review

In the grand tradition of the surprising revitalization of the Western genre, with recent hits such as A Star is Born, or even music-wise the infamous Old Town Road, quickly becoming influential pieces of cult-media within the past few weeks, it’s safe to say that the traditional country sound, is back in full force, whether […]

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Shadow – Review

Ever since the beginning of the new millennium, Chinese action cinema have in someway, reinvented themselves, with Ang Lee’s prolific Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon. The massive reception, and tidal wave of western critical acclaim since Lee’s magnum opus, finally put the Chinese action staple on the global map, demonstrating that not only does the industry […]

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Meeting Gorbachev – Review

Werner Herzog, at the brisk age of 76, is considered too many (specifically cinephiles) as a mass influence and personal favorite auteur. His soothing narration, and arbitrary direction, has created a fandom of his audacious work too many international viewers. His films ranges from topics such as Nosferatu, to a documentary about one man’s passionate […]

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