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BUTT BOY Review

Butt Boy is the type of utterly singular film that is so adamantly committed to its premise that it completely cuts through its initial absurdity. A presumptive hit at Fantastic Fest; where films are always lauded for their quirks above all else,

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THE PERISHED Review

Whether or not writer-director Paddy Murphy intended it, his feature length debut never really shakes the uncomfortable framing of pro-life propaganda disguised as middle-of-the-road horror allegory. The unfathomable attempt by The Perished to weigh in on the unending abortion debate and to

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THE OSCAR NOMINATED SHORT FILMS 2020: ANIMATION Review

Multi-Oscar-winning director Brad Bird once said that, “Animation is about creating the illusion of life, and you can't create it if you don't have one.” It’s a simple observation that is often taken for granted, one that nonetheless highlights the detectable traces of life found in every pen stroke, clay imprint and line of code collected together to produce this year’s nominees for the Animated Short Films Oscar. 

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Chris’ Top 25 Films of 2019

Chris rounds out our year-end releases with his top 25 movies of the year (number 25 may surprise you!). Click here to check out all of our year-end lists.

25. Cats (Tom Hooper)

The first entry in a best-of-the-year list

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IN FABRIC Review

Salacious and nonsensical in such admirable manners, the film sees Strickland harnessing his more obtuse qualities as a director and stylist to great effect.

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KNIVES OUT Review

Knives Out is an intricate murder mystery that revels in delightful menace while constantly subverting your expectations.

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PARASITE Review

Parasite is a defiant piece of class critical cinema which features a director in obstinate control of his message, vision and artistry.

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FIRST LOVE Review

Settling comfortably into the familiar subject of a yakuza turf war, First Love sees eccentric director Miike delivering a standardized but darkly comedic action-crime odyssey.