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 Disappearance Of My Mother – Hot Docs 2019 Quickie Review

Beniamino Barrese’s The Disappearance Of My Mother begins with a casting call, where numerous young European woman are lined up, prepared to be photographed and interviewed, regarding Barrese’s influential role model, and own guardian, Benedetta Barzini. In what comes to an arousing conclusion of mixed images and fluttered dreams from Barzini’s perspective, The Disappearance of […]

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I Love You, Now Die: The Commonwealth VS. Michelle Carter – Hot Docs 2019 Quickie Review

Guess who’s never going to have a long distance relationship now! I Love You, Now Die is a HBO two part miniseries directed by Erin Lee Carr. The film is about (without spoiling anything) how a relationship can go so wrong, in which one teen’s actions can shock the nation by how truly toxic, their […]

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