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SCHEME BIRDS Review

A beautifully shot, often heartbreaking slice-of-life tale that quickly pulls the viewer in with its captivating lead, who we just want to see turn out okay by the end.

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THE SURROGATE Review

The Surrogate picks back up in its final moments, leading to a risky conclusion that some may find frustrating but fits perfectly within the rest of the overall tone: that is —to raise questions and not answers, resulting in a thought-provoking, well-performed, and well-written indie drama that’s well worth a look.           

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Fantasia 2020: First Wave of Titles Announced

The first wave of titles for Fantasia Festival, Montreal’s kick-ass, balls out genre festival have been announced, with an already impressive lineup for their first virtual edition.

Neil Marshall’s The reckoning has been chosen as the opening night film among a slew

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2020 Brooklyn Film Festival Winners Announced

The 2020 Brooklyn Film Festival has officially wrapped its first virtual edition and today the winners for this year’s festival have been announced. Adam Brown’s Into the Storm has been given the Grand Chameleon Award, with Jeanne Leblanc’s Our Own winning Best

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We Are One: A Global Film Festival Announces Lineup

The full lineup has been announced for the first We Are One: A Global Film Festival, which will feature over 100 titles streaming for free on YouTube beginning May 29th.

The festival is co-curated by some of the most popular film festivals

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Fantasia 2020: Montreal’s Genre Festival Goes Virtual

Canada’s biggest genre film festival, Fantasia Festival, is heading online for its 2020 edition. Partnering with Festival Scope and Shift72, the festival will still offer things like Q&As and live panels, along with the impressive lineup the festival is known for.

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