Review: 7500 (2020) – Down In The Air

Joseph Gordon-Levitt in 7500 Tobias (Joseph Gordon Levitt) has been flying commercial flights for over 10 years. However a business as usual flight from Berlin to Paris goes drastically wrong when armed passengers take control of the rear of the plane and demand access to the cockpit. Director Patrick Vollrath, in his feature debut focuses …

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Review: Dating Amber (2020) – Home Is Where The Harm Is

Lola Petticrew and Fionn O'Shea in Dating Amber There is something utterly liberating about an Irish comedy, from the audacious, offensive nature of films such as The Guard to the liberating openness of films such as Sing Street and Once ( or any John Carney musical film actually). Dating Amber for all its ideas about …

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Review: The Willoughbys (2020) – Neglect, The Movie

The Willoughbys Eldest Willoughby child Tim (Will Forte) wants to bring honour and prestige back to the Willoughby name after his disappointing and neglectful parents, Walter (Martin Short) and Helga (Jane Krakowski) sullied it with their...bad parenting? Younger sister Jane (Alessia Cara) just wants a family that cares about her dreams and twins Barnaby & …

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Review: Athlete A (2020) – Failure Behind The Success

Athlete A Even for audiences in England, the story of Larry Nassar and his many horrendous crimes is a well known one to anyone watching the news around the time of the Indystar article that brought his actions to light. The deeper story however, the one of Athlete A and the morally bankrupt inner workings …

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Review: Togo (2020) – One Man and his Slog

Willem Dafoe in Togo In February, Disney after the aquesition of 20th Century Fox released The Call of the Wild, a film about gold prospectors in the Yukon and the one dog who adventures all across the Canadian mountains. A few months earlier, the Mickey Mouse Company ventured into the streaming business with the North …

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Review: Tigertail (2020) – A Story of Emptiness

Tzi Ma and Christine Ko in Tigertail Crafting a story around the notion of emptiness is a double edged sword, in that the dour mindset often feels counter productive and it is hard to make such a void captivating. Tigertail has a hopefulness that offsets the first of these obstacles but the second is constantly …

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Review: Uncorked (2020) – Growing Up In Someone’s Shadow

Mamoudou Athie and Courtney B. Vance in Uncorked For Elijah (Mamoudou Athie), growing up meant learning the family trade, the in's and out's of Memphis barbeque. Be it collecting wood or stoking the fires early in the morning or late at night, his next move was planned out well in advance by his proud father …

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