The Power of Perception in Saint Frances

Ramona Edith Williams and Kelly O'Sullivan in Saint Frances 2020's Indie darling Saint Frances is a film that only comes along once in a while. Prescient of the time its being made and what it wants to convey, Director Alex Thompson's film, working off a script by Kelly O'Sullivan is utterly charming and quiet but …

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Review-Lite: The Babysitter – Killer Queen (2020)

Judah Lewis in The Babysitter: Killer Queen Nobody expected The Babysitter to be entertaining, let alone funny but director McG's 2017 film was everything people didn't expect. It was charming, bloody, funny and ultimately a smart piece of horror comedy. His follow up to the series, a continuation of Cole's (Judah Lewis) story involving crazed …

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Review-Lite: Collective (2020)

Mirela Neag and Catalin Tolontan in Collective While hatred and rage are feelings encouraged in film, in fiction its always to serve a purpose, to curry favour for a certain character, to place you in a place of distress, it serves a purpose. Alexander Nanau's Romanian documentary Collective makes your blood boil constantly throughout its …

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End of Year Review Part 4: The 25 Best Films of 2020 (10-1)

The cream of the crop this year varies from a stark drama about the foster care system to a horror comedy but each set themselves apart in many different ways and unlike last year where I could point to one film and the year before when two films were equally great and deserving of the …

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End of Year Review Part 3: The 25 Best Films of 2020 (20-11)

This year I watched more documentaries and that shows in this latest section of my list as I cover numbers 20-11 so without delay, lets get into it. 20. The Whistlers Vlad Ivanov and Catrinel Marlon in The Whistlers Romanian crime thriller The Whistlers is a story of gangsters and corrupt cops and the various …

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End of Year Review Part 2 – The 25 Best Films of 2020 (25- 21)

Every year I put up the disclaimer that my list is subjective, its off the UK release schedule and some of the 2020 oscar contenders are in there because of this fact but ultimately I want to start with another disclaimer. 2020 was a good year for movies. It wasn't a good year, plenty was …

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