Boy Erased: Film Review

The issue of gay conversion therapy is certainly one that is important and timely which is probably why two films on the same topic have come out so close together. Luckily, Boy Erased is substantially different to The Miseducation of Cameron Post, but I liked the way the latter was told more.

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It’s Only the End of the World: Film Review

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I was a fan of Xavier Dolan‘s previous film Mommy and I love Lea Seydoux and Marion Cotillard so I’m glad they’ve got together to make a film, it’s just a shame I didn’t enjoy It’s Only the End of the World as much as I hoped.

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It’s Only The End of the World: LFF Film Review

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I was a fan of Xavier Dolan‘s previous film Mommy and I love Lea Seydoux and Marion Cotillard so I’m glad they’ve got together to make a film, it’s just a shame I didn’t enjoy It’s Only the End of the World as much as I hoped.

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Lea Seydoux and Marion Cotillard rock maternity style at It’s Only the End of the World premiere

Grant, Seydoux, Dolan & Cotillard

Grant, Seydoux, Dolan & Cotillard

My two premiere day ended with the French drama It’s Only the End of the World, the latest film by Canadian director Xavier Dolan. I’m a big fan of his work and his actresses Lea Seydoux and Marion Cotillard so I was very excited for this one!

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Mommy: Film Review

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I will openly admit that I had never heard of French-Canadian writer/director/all-round super dude Xavier Dolan before Mommy was released last year and won a ton of awards. But this is his fifth feature and it is a remarkable piece of work. It follows Diane ‘Die’ (Anne Dorval) as she struggles to cope with raising her troubled, sometimes violent son Steve (Antoine-Olivier Pilon) with the help of her neighbour Kyla (Suzanne Clement) who home schools him.

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