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Film Review: “The Lighthouse” Shines Brightly into a Narrative Void

The Lighthouse (Robert Eggers, 2019) 2 out of 4 stars. Gorgeously photographed on Kodak’s high-contrast Double-X black-and-white 35mm film stock, and presented in an almost exactly square aspect ratio (1.19 to 1), The Lighthouse is not only beautiful to behold (in … Continue reading

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Film Review: “Low Tide” Is a Nostalgic Hidden-Treasure Thriller

Low Tide (Kevin McMullin, 2019) 3 out of 4 stars. A24 is perhaps best known for distributing atmospheric horror releases such as The Witch (Robert Eggers, 2015), Hereditary (Ari Aster, 2018), and Midsommar (Aster, 2019), Oscar-nominees and winners such as … Continue reading

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Film Review: Say Hello to the Emotional Powerhouse that is “The Farewell”

The Farewell (Lulu Wang) 3½ out of 4 stars. Writer-Director Lulu Wang doesn’t travel far from home in her second feature film, The Farewell. This poignant story of a Chinese-American girl named Billi struggling to come to terms with her … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Room

Of all the award-winning novels that could be adapted to screen, Emma Donoghue’s 2010 bestseller Room proves to be one of the most challenging to portray. For one thing, the story is told from the point of view of five-year-old … Continue reading

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