Lingui – Film Review

In the suburbs of N’djamena in Chad lives the single Amina with her 15-year-old daughter, Maria. When Amina finds out her daughter is pregnant and wants to end the pregnancy, both of them are at the start of a turbulent time in their lives in which religion, ethics and motherhood get tested. African cinema seems …

The Novice – Film Review

Queer college freshman, Alex Dall (Isabelle Fuhrman – Orphan), joins her university’s rowing team and undertakes an obsessive physical and psychological journey to make it to the top varsity boat, no matter the cost. Intent on outperforming her teammates, Alex pushes herself to her limits—and beyond, alienating everyone around her in the name of success. …

Encounter – Film Review | Prime Video

Marine, Malik Khan (Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal) goes on a rescue mission to save his two young sons from a mysterious threat. As their journey takes them in increasingly dangerous directions, the boys will need to leave their childhoods behind. Encounter starts as a sci-fi thriller in which the future of humanity is …

Best Sellers – Film Review

The ambitious Lucy Stanbridge (Aubrey Plaza – Happiest Season) has been running the publishing house she inherited from her father. After a series of failing YA-books and the non-stop stream of bad reviews, she’s ready to give up. That’s until she digs up an old contract with the presumed dead author, Harris Shaw (Michael Caine …

Other People – Film Review | Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2021

“People who have experienced violence, domestic abuse, sexual abuse, racism, sexism, homophobia, internet hate, fat phobia and other forms of bullying or who are struggling with an eating disorder are particularly at risk.” With that title card, Aleksandra Terpinska opens her feature debut, Other People (based on the novel by Dorota Maslowska) – a Polish …

A Place Called Dignity – Film Review | Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival 2021

Colonia Dignidad was a notorious commune in Southern Chile with a tight relation to Pinochet’s regime methods. When 12-year-old Pablo receives a scholarship to attend school at Colonia Dignidad, which was established by German settlers, it comes as a surprise when he becomes the favourite of Uncle Paul, the leader of the colony. Pablo starts …

I Know What You Did Last Summer – Season 1 Spoiler Review | Amazon Prime Video

Lois Duncan’s classic novel was turned into two fan favourite slasher films in the late 90s (and a third straight-to-DVD sequel we don’t talk about). Amazon’s newly updated teen-sex & gorefest is nothing like those films. But what could’ve been an interesting take on the novel, turns into a frustratingly unfocused teen-drama that is anything …

13 Minutes – Film Review

_MG_0114.jpg 13 Minutes is a different breed of disaster movie. Unlike Twister or Into the Storm, it focuses more on the characters of a small town in the midwest and the problems that (dis)connect them from each other. The largest tornado on record threatens to ravage a small town, leaving residents with only 13 minutes …

Infinite Light – Film Review | SFFF 2021

When Alex’s girlfriend, Sarah (Emma Elle Paterson), unexpectedly dies during a camping trip, he tries to move on with his life, but when he and his best friend (who’s also Sarah’s brother) uncover a family secret, they believe they can bring her back from the dead. Eric Dubois showcases enough skills in his feature directorial …

The Baby-Sitters Club: The Next Chapter – TV Review | Netflix

THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB (L to R) VIVIAN WATSON as MALLORY PIKE, KYNDRA SANCHEZ as DAWN SCHAFER, ANAIS LEE as JESSI RAMSEY, MALIA BAKER as MARY ANNE SPIER, MOMONA TAMADA as CLAUDIA KISHI, SHAY RUDOLPH as STACEY MCGILL, and SOPHIE GRACE as KRISTY THOMAS in episode 201 of THE BABY-SITTERS CLUB Cr. COURTESY OF NETFLIX © …