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Rachel Willis

Freedom Is Slavery

Freedom Is Slavery

The Antenna by Rachel Willis The installation of a state-sponsored satellite dish on the roof of an apartment building is the inciting event for ominous, Orwellian horror in writer/director Orçun…read more →

Raise A Voice

Raise A Voice

Resisterhood by Rachel Willis It’s been a hell of a year. Not only will 2020 live in infamy as the year we grappled with a worldwide pandemic, it is also…read more →

Gone Catfishin’

Gone Catfishin’

Summerland by Rachel Willis It’s hard to sympathize with a catfish – someone who pretends to be someone else online to develop a misleading relationship. Yet, in the film, Summerland,…read more →

Looking for a Miracle

Looking for a Miracle

Fatima by Rachel Willis Director Marco Pontecorvo (Pa-ra-da) seeks to bring the “Miracle of the Sun” (also known as the “Miracle of Fatima”) to life with his newest film, Fatima.…read more →

Mission Control

Mission Control

Desert One by Rachel Willis It has been nearly 41 years since 52 American diplomats and citizens were taken hostage in Tehran, Iran. Coming on the heals of the Iranian…read more →

License to Kill

License to Kill

Spree by Rachel Willis I am about as unplugged as one can be in this hyper-connected world. I have zero social media profiles and visit around five websites regularly (this…read more →

Odd Couple

Odd Couple

Summerland by Rachel Willis Irascible Alice Lamb (Gemma Arterton, The Girl with All the Gifts) doesn’t care what anyone thinks of her. Called a witch by local children, pranked by…read more →

Legacy

Legacy

John Lewis: Good Trouble by Rachel Willis With a man as active as John Lewis, finding a focal point from which to craft a story could prove challenging. Should a…read more →

Phenomenal Woman

Phenomenal Woman

Miss Juneteenth by Rachel Willis When Turquoise (Nicole Beharie of TV’s Sleepy Hollow) enters her teenage daughter, Kai (newcomer Alexis Chikaeze), in the Miss Juneteenth pageant, she is optimistic Kai…read more →

Only One Star

Only One Star

Queen of Lapa by Rachel Willis In Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the neighborhood of Lapa is home to Luana Muniz, the focus of directors Theodore Collatos and Carolina Monnerat’s documentary,…read more →