Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Crisis Falls Short with Multiple Storylines and Little to Surprise in Any of Them

Crisis

Sometimes, it’s absolutely possible to make too much movie for one subject matter. The gold standard for films about the scope and damage of the drug trade has always been […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Worthy Feminism but Barely a Revolution in Predictable Misbehaviour

Misbehaviour

Sometimes shifts in history can be predicted, and other times they happen in unexpected places—such as in the 1970 Miss World competition held every year in London. The film Misbehaviour […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: Strong Cast and Scenic Setting, Yet Frankie Underwhelms

Frankie

Writer/director Ira Sachs has made some of the more consistently thoughtful and emotionally nuanced films in recent years (Married Life, Keep the Lights On, Love Is Strange, Little Men), which […]

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Film, Film & TV, Review

Review: In an Attempt to Inspire, Brian Banks Is Over-Polished

Brian Banks

Far too often, significant true-life stories can get ruined by attempting to dramatize them or make them more “cinematic.” The story of NFL player Brian Banks is certainly an important […]

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