The Lovebirds: Netflix Film Review

The Lovebirds

The Lovebirds was originally supposed to be released in cinemas in April, but after they closed due to the coronavirus, Paramount Pictures sold the rights to Netflix, which should have been the home for this formulaic comedy all along.

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Never Rarely Sometimes Always: Film Review

Never Rarely Sometimes Always

I don’t use the phrase “essential viewing” in many film reviews but Never Rarely Sometimes Always deserves that title. This abortion drama is eye-opening, important, and necessary, required viewing.

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The Half of It: Netflix Film Review

The Half of It

If you need a film to get you out of the self-isolation slump, I recommend The Half of It, a lovely teen coming-of-age comedy that is sure to warm your heart and put a smile on your face.

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The Assistant: Film Review

The Assistant

Since autumn 2017, when Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was exposed as a sexual predator, there have been quite a few films and TV shows addressing sexual misconduct and the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements, but The Assistant seems to directly depict the Weinstein scandal itself, from the eyes of one of his assistants.

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Moffie: Film Review

Moffie

Moffie is a derogatory Afrikaans slang term for a gay and effeminate man which is bandied about a lot in Oliver Hermanus‘ brutal and unflinching film about forbidden desire.

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Sea Fever: Film Review

Sea Fever

Sea Fever is a horror about a mysterious infection that might hit a little too close to home for some during these quarantine times, but if you can stomach the theme right now, it’s a pretty entertaining, if unoriginal, movie.

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Extraction: Netflix Film Review

Extraction

Avengers: Endgame stunt coordinator Sam Hargrave makes his directorial debut with Extraction, which was written by Avengers: Endgame co-director Joe Russo, so it makes no surprise that they turned to one of the Avengers – Chris Hemsworth – to star in their intense action movie.

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We Summon the Darkness: Film Review

We Summon the Darkness

When I think of Alexandria Daddario, I have this image of this super attractive yet friendly and down-to-earth girl, thanks to the supporting characters I’ve seen her play on film, so it was surprising yet refreshing to see her turn that image upside down and show audiences a completely different side of her in We Summon the Darkness.

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Tigertail: Netflix Film Review

Tigertail

Alan Yang, who is best known for writing, producing and directing episodes of Parks and Recreation and Master of None, makes his feature directorial debut with Tigertail. If you’re expecting him to stick to his comedy roots, you’d be mistaken – Tigertail is a beautiful and sad multi-generational drama.

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Who You Think I Am: Film Review

Who You Think I Am

You know going into a Juliette Binoche film that she won’t give anything less than 100%, and while this is a pretty high expectation, she never disappoints. Who You Think I Am is the latest movie to prove this point.

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