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Ferrari offers a fast-paced, tense character drama Michael Mann’s latest film with Adam Driver provides a compelling view at auto racing

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Adam Driver has made quite a name for himself in Hollywood. The charismatic, endearing actor shot to fame on the HBO series Girls in the early 2010s before nabbing the role of the dark yet conflicted Ben Solo aka Kylo Ren in the Star Wars...

Film Review: Green Knight (2021)

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The Green Knight tells the story of Sir Gawain, who is the nephew of King Arthur in medieval England. This movie is purely a fantasy film adapted from the poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight by the renowned director David Lowery. On the eve...

Saltburn is a shocking yet hilarious black comedy psychological thriller Emerald Fennell’s second film proves to be a tour-de-force and a brilliant social satire

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If one adjective can describe Barry Keoghan, the most appropriate word would have to be “otherworldly.” The 31-year-old Irish actor is a rather unconventional leading man type that Hollywood has discovered in recent years. Indeed, his pale, boyish features make him look far younger than...

How nostalgia inspires the culture of re-watching television series and films

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Feeling nostalgia through cinema and visual arts is a prominent emotion that arises when one is presented with representations of something from the past, whether it was a lived experience or one resulting from the phenomena of re-watching material. In the age of streaming...

Knives Out (2019 film) – directed by Rhian Johnson

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In the pursuit of unravelling the mystery and solving the crime, one finds abundant humour in Rhian Johnson’s 2019 film, Knives Out. This film feels more like a game of Clue to the audience but with witty dialogues and comedy scenes. It has everything...

Killers of The Flower Moon is an engrossing, complex yet fascinating story

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When it comes to historical epics, they tend to go one of three possible fates. First, there is the commercial and critical-lauded route, usually with various accolades. A few examples of this sort would be Gone With The Wind, The Ten Commandments, Ben-Hur, Spartacus,...

Film Review: Blood Quantum (2019)

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The story of “Blood Quantum” begins in 1981 on the Red Crow Indian Reservation in Quebec, Canada. When fisherman Gisigu discovers gutted salmon that come back to life, he immediately calls his son Traylor, the sheriff on the reservation. Traylor, who just came back...

Show Review: Money Heist (2017)

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“Money Heist” is a Netflix show created by Alex Pina that has been going on since 2017, and it is ended this year in December. The show presents the viewer a heist story through the eyes of Tokyo, one of the robbers and the unreliable...

Priscilla leaves audiences all shook up

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It is a strange world that we are living in. Last year, filmmaker Baz Luhrmann released a film about Elvis Presley titled Elvis, starring Austin Butler as the King of Rock and Roll. The movie was a huge hit and earned eight Oscar nominations,...

TIFF Screening of Aftersun Comes to Saint John

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The Toronto International Film Festival, also known as TIFF, offers unique experiences for people to see the world through film. They are a not-for-profit organization which presents the best of international and Canadian cinema designed for audiences of all kinds. TIFF offers screenings, lectures, discussions,...