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And Them

And Them

Us by Hope Madden and George Wolf Jordan Peele loves horror movies. How cool is that? It’s evident from the strangely terrifying opening moments of Us, when a little girl…read more →

Shotgun Safari

Shotgun Safari

Dragged Across Concrete by George Wolf Songwriter Jim Steinman, best known for baroque and dramatically verbose musical epics often belted out by Meat Loaf, has said in interviews that he…read more →

Women Interrupted

Women Interrupted

3 Faces by Rachel Willis After receiving a distressing video from a young, aspiring actress, Behnaz Jafari’s life is thrown into turmoil. Playing herself in director Jafar Panahi’s largely fictionalized…read more →

Starry Eyes

Starry Eyes

Starfish by Rachel Willis Still reeling from the loss of her friend, Grace, Aubrey (Virginia Gardner) finds herself facing the end of the world in director A.T. White’s film, Starfish.…read more →

Resist

Resist

Captive State by Hope Madden Imagine, if you will, that someone bullied their way to a takeover of the government. Imagine that they exploited the poor for labor while gutting…read more →

Bewilder Land

Bewilder Land

Wonder Park by Hope Madden Credit any film that can tap into the audience’s sense of wonder. Wonder Park is that movie. I wonder why the film was called Wonder…read more →

Of a Feather

Of a Feather

Birds of Passage by Hope Madden It’s difficult to imagine a fresh cartel story, a novel approach to the rise-and-fall arc of a self-made kingpin. And though scene after scene…read more →