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Women at the CIFF: Carrie Pilby – A Review

Women at the CIFF: Carrie Pilby – A Review

Sometimes, no matter how well crafted your film is, it can’t hide poor writing. Susan Johnson’s Carrie Pilby (2016) stars Bel Powley in the titular role, alongside Nathan Lane, Gabriel Byrne and Vanessa Bayer. That’s a lot of bigger names [...]

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The Real Horror Story of Get Out

The Real Horror Story of Get Out

Jordan Peele’s Get Out is one of those films where the audience either makes it or breaks it. I’ve seen this film twice in theaters now, but it was honestly like I was watching a completely different movie the second [...]

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5 Women Who Could Direct a Star Wars Movie

5 Women Who Could Direct a Star Wars Movie

Since Disney bought Lucasfilm and the Star Wars franchise in 2012, they’ve released two major motion pictures, The Force Awakens and Rogue One, with many more planned. Other than the huge amount of money these first two movies made, they’re also [...]

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Throwback Review: 12 Angry Men

Throwback Review: 12 Angry Men

When I first saw this movie, I was in high school. We were discussing the criminal justice system and how fallible eyewitness reports could be.  Nobody in the class, myself included, was particularly thrilled to be watching a black and [...]

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REVIEW: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

REVIEW: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Beware of Spoilers! On December 16th, all eyes were on the screen and on the stars. Rogue One, the first spinoff movie of the iconic Star Wars saga, released. Starring Felicity Jones and directed by Gareth Edwards, this was a big [...]

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