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Once (2007): For those with an undying passion for music

Although it was filmed on a potato, Once is a musical masterpiece compared to many films out there. Set in Dublin, a modern-day busker meets a Czech immigrant and through music a beautiful relationship blossoms. Shot with a skeleton crew and in only 17 days, I am completely blown away by the quality of Once […]

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Euphoria: Love, Sex, Drugs, & Mental Health

“Everytime I feel good, I think it’ll last forever, but it doesn’t.” – Rue An adaptation of the Israeli show with the same name, HBO’s Euphoria follows 17 year old Rue and her battle with drugs, mental health, belonging, and friendship. Within her circle is Jules, a transgender girl trying to find her place within […]

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Midsommar (2019): Confusing art

Midsommar (2019) takes place in rural Scandinavia during a swedish midsummer festival. A young couple and their friends soon find out that they are amidst the company of a pagan cult. Strange events unfold, along with the deterioration of Dani’s mental health in this “horror” movie directed by Ari Aster. 

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The Others (2001) – Film review & analysis

The Others (2001) tells the story of Grace (Nicole Kidman) who moves into a new house in Jersey with her two photosensitive children. Strange events start to occur which leads Grace into believing that her house is haunted.

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A Separation (2011) review

A Separation (2011) is a film that explores the complicated reasoning behind every main character’s actions in a sophisticated way that leaves the audience constantly questioning the true intentions of each character. 

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Stand By Me (1986)

“I never had any friends later on like the ones I had when I was 12. Jesus, does anyone?” – Gordie Lachance Rob Reiner’s 1986 Stand By Me is a timeless film because of its profound nostalgic presence. Adapted from Stephen King’s 1982 novella ‘The Body’, Stand By Me is a story of four friends […]

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The Elephant Man: The Power of Compassion

I am not an elephant! I am not an animal! I am a human being! I am a man! – John Merrick David Lynch’s heartbreaking classic The Elephant Man (1980) is a beautiful work of art exhibiting the human condition, the power of love, and the repercussions of ignorance. A tale of immense compassion, starring […]

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Malcolm & Marie

“You spend your entire life catering to the feelings and the whims of literally everyone but me.” – Marie Malcolm & Marie is a beautifully aesthetic, well acted, and extremely relatable film which demonstrates an in depth character study of a young couple whilst also acting as a voice for Levinson’s feelings towards Hollywood. The […]