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Avengers: Infinity War – A Study in When Intentionally Misleading Marketing is Okay
May 23, 2018 | Movie Features
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John Trengove and Nakhane Touré talk ‘The Wound’
May 2, 2018 | Movie Features
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Women of Wakanda: Black Panther is the most Feminist MCU movie yet
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Cinequest 2018: Love is in the Air
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Pitch Perfect 3 Review
December 19, 2017 | Movie Reviews

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Avengers: Infinity War – A Study in When Intentionally Misleading Marketing is Okay

Avengers: Infinity War has been out for almost a month, so does that mean it’s fine to openly discuss spoilers? After all, the movie’s shocking ending twist has already made the rounds as a low-effort meme (something dissolving and ‘I don’t feel so good’, comedy gold right there). Okay, fine. SPOILER WARNING – The following […]

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John Trengove and Nakhane Touré talk ‘The Wound’

The Wound (Inxeba) was South Africa’s Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film that made the December shortlist, but ultimately missed out on being nominated. That’s an absolute travesty. The film is a raw and honest exploration of masculinity, depicting the struggle of balancing cultural and queer identities in the context of a Xhosa coming […]

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Women of Wakanda: Black Panther is the most Feminist MCU movie yet

While Black Panther is obviously the most racially progressive film that Marvel has ever put out, what’s garnering less attention is how feminist it is. So far, the MCU hasn’t been great with diversity of race or gender. People of color have been limited to one quippy black sidekick per franchise, and literally no characters of […]

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Pitch Perfect 3 Review

Pitch Perfect was a groundbreaking effort that helped to redefine the musical with an all-girl acapella singing group called the Barden Bellas. The original and subsequent sequel were unprecedented hits and helped to catapult Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Hailee Steinfeld’s careers into the Hollywood and musical stratosphere. Pitch Perfect 3 became a foregone conclusion […]

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Justice League Mortal: The Film That Never Was

Warner Bros’ long-awaited and troubled production of Justice League has finally been released in theaters and the reception has been mixed. It was also a troubled production with some speculating that it was the DCEU’s last chance and changed director during the middle of post-production. Yet this is nothing compared to what happened to Justice League: Mortal in 2008. […]

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The New Orleans Film Festival: Closing Night and Jury Award Winners Announced

The closing night of the New Orleans Film Festival was held on Thursday, October 19th with a screening of Call Me by Your Name.  For a full review of the film’s earlier screening at the London Film Festival, please find the article here. Earlier in the week, the New Orleans Film Festival announced its Jury […]

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Marvel mistakes the DCEU can learn from

Whilst the MCU undeniably got off to a better received start than the DCEU, there are some advantages to being a little behind when it comes to on-screen extended universes. Marvel has been paving the way on that front, but DC has the opportunity to learn from some of Marvel’s mistakes. One of the biggest […]

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Yorgos Lanthimos films are perfect for a non-traditional Halloween

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos shot to mainstream fame in 2015 with his first English language feature The Lobster, which earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay alongside three awards at Cannes.  His latest film, The Killing of a Sacred Deer, won Best Screenplay at Cannes this year and is sure to be in the running for […]

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Top 10 Female Super Villains

There has been a surge in the number of female superheroes over the past few years, but when you look at female super villains, the pool is considerably smaller. The reasons for why could be its own article, but there are only a handful of top-tier female super villains. Thor is set to do battle […]

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The 2017 New Orleans Film Festival opens with the “Florida Project.”

  The New Orleans Film Festival opens its doors for the 28th year on Wednesday, October 11th at the Orpheum Theater with a screening of The Florida Project.  Following the rout of the independent film world with his 2015 film Tangerine, Sean Baker brings another gritty examination into the forgotten characters of an uneven world.  […]

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