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Sundance 2020: ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’ Review

Never Rarely Sometimes Always, an Eliza Hittman feature in the U.S. Dramatic Competition category, is a quiet, contemplative film about…
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Cinema and the City: Our Hometowns on Screen

There is an intimate relationship between cinema and the city. While urban environments possess ample potential for exploring space on…
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Sundance 2020: ‘Summertime’ Review

Pihla Pekkarinen reviews Carlos López Estrada's ode to Los Angeles youth.  Following the success of Blindspotting, Carlos López Estrada’s second…
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‘Primal’ (Season 1) Review: The Art of Survival, The Beauty of Compassion

Marcin Zembrzuski takes a look at celebrated cartoonist, Genndy Tartakovsky's latest work. The rawest cartoon of 2019 is, in my…
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‘So Long, My Son’ Review

Ellie Lachs reviews Wang Xiaoshuai's emotional family epic. Wang Xiaoshuai’s newest film So Long, My Son is a slow burner…
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Sundance 2020: ‘Miss Americana’ Review

Pihla Pekkarinen reviews Taylor Swift's new documentary. Miss Americana is undoubtedly one of the most high-profile films arriving at Sundance…
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‘Arcadia’ Review: Will Britain Ever Reach a Utopia?

Manisha Thind reviews Paul Wright's 2017 documentary. “A story of change, of people moving off the land and away from…
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‘Marriage Story’ Review: A Game Theory Approach

Daniel Jacobson takes an in-depth look at Noah Baumbach's tender drama Marriage Story through game theory. One of the most…
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‘Frozen II’ Review

Pihla Pekkarinen reviews the much-anticipated Disney sequel. Frozen, when it was first released six years ago, gripped the world. Frozen…
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A Decade in: TV Shows

We don't even want to count how many TV shows showed up on our screens in the last decade, so…
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