Tag Archives: Drama

CODA (2021) Review

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Parallel Mothers (2021) Review

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Review in Brief: Boiling Point (2021/22)

One-shot films are a statement and can make or break the story you’re trying to tell. BOILING POINT is elevated by the camera never cutting, the tension of a hectic restaurant kitchen and a nightmare Christmas service rarely giving you … Continue reading

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Licorice Pizza (2021) Review

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Review in Brief: Petite Maman (2021)

Céline Sciama’s latest film PETITE MAMAN is an absolute delight, a gentle little exploration of family, friendship and grief. Ever wondered if you’d get along with your parents if you could meet them when they were children? Young Nelly gets … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: The Souvenir: Part II (2021)

Not many indie films get sequels, but Joanna Hogg’s semi-autobiographical drama following grieving film student Julie (Honor Swinton Byrne) was a story that demanded continuation. It’s a compelling tale that will make a profound emotional connection with many, and many … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Limbo (2020/21)

Black comic immigration drama LIMBO couldn’t have a better backdrop than the Outer Hebrides in Scotland, literally removing displaced people from the rest of the world and placing them in a state of purgatory. Syrian musician Omar (Amir El-Masry) and … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: Passing (2021)

PASSING, following former childhood friends Irene (Tessa Thompson) and Claire (Ruth Nega), two African-American women living very different lives in 1920s New York, highlights a number of interesting debates about being black in this period of American history. If you … Continue reading

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Ali & Ava (2021) Review

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Review in Brief: Freshman Year/Shithouse (2020/21)

SHITHOUSE is a much better name, why’d they have to ruin our fun for the UK release? For anyone who has gone to university in the last decade or so, this ceaselessly honest portrayal of uni life – the highs … Continue reading

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