Review: How To Build A Girl (2020) – A Family of Wolves

Beanie Feldstein in How To Build A Girl Writer Caitlin Moran has been putting her sharp, caustic wit to good use for years now, be it in the broadsheets or on the TV. Her semi-biographical novel, How To Build A Girl is just another extension of her already impressive career. The film it is based …

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Review: Radioactive (2020) – Severely Anaemic

Rosamund Pike in Radioactive To assume you can get to the core of a person in two hours is folly and while Marjane Satrapi's Radioactive never presumes to know completely Marie Curie, the woman standing in the middle of this befuddling and overstuffed biopic, it strives so much to make her an icon, a symbol …

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Review: Inheritance (2020) – Buried Secrets

Lily Collins in Inheritance Secrets and lies are the cornerstone of any good thriller and Inheritance has a wealth of them hidden within the stone columns of the Monroe family mansion. Their secrets, are only compounded by the death of patriarch Archer (Patrick Warburton) and the possibility of his secrets spewing out and ruining the …

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Review: The Public (2020) – Left Out In The Cold

Michael K Williams and Emilio Estevez in The Public While people might point to more controversial directors when they think about which filmmakers you either love or hate, personally there isn't a director quite like Emilio Estevez in completely avoiding the middle ground. His unique blend of factual and overtly sentimental direction often rubs people …

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Review: Nobody Knows I’m Here (2020) – Singing In Isolation

Jorge Garcia in Nobody Knows I'm Here Nobody Knows I'm Here is, a quiet, tranquilly shot picture all about self-worth and the concept of being enough for not just the world around you and the people you encounter but yourself and while its simple story and setting gives way to such contemplation, its dual narrative …

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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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