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Hip to Be Square

Hip to Be Square

YouthMin by Rachel Willis Who needs a farcical mockumentary skewering both youth ministers and the types of kids involved in church camp? Directors Arielle Cimino and Jeff Ryan, and writer…read more →

These Kids Today

These Kids Today

Beast Beast by Brandon Thomas Coming-of-age movies are hard. As we move into adulthood, humans tend to forget the confusing swirl of emotions teens experience day-to-day. That loss of awareness…read more →

Dramatic Art

Dramatic Art

Reefa by Brandon Thomas Based on a true story, Jessica Kavana Dornbusch’s Reefa explores a short period in the life of street artist Israel “Reefa” Hernandez. As the film opens,…read more →

Love Letter to a Genre

Love Letter to a Genre

Sensation by Phil Garrett Martin Grof’s Sensation is a low-tech science fiction mystery/thriller that pulls together familiar plotlines and devices including a protagonist with a mysterious family history, people with…read more →

Tin Soldiers

Tin Soldiers

Moffie by Samantha Harden “Moffie” is a derogatory term used in South Africa meaning an “effeminate homosexual man.” Moffie is also the name of the South African-British biographical war film.…read more →

First Impressions

First Impressions

Making Monsters by Hope Madden Call me superficial, but I really enjoy those old school, pre-credit scares in horror films. (I am also a sucker for post-credit stingers, if I’m…read more →

A Tangled Web

A Tangled Web

The Tangle by Brandon Thomas The Tangle introduces us to a future world controlled by AI where people spend their time jacked into an Eden-esque reality. Information is widely available…read more →