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: I’m Your Woman (2020)

Rachel Brosnahan in I'm Your Woman As you might have read in my top 25 films of the year list, I'm Your Woman is a genre defying thriller that uses its noir roots to tell a female driven tale in the same style as classic detective mysteries like The Maltese Falcon and more specifically Gaslight. …

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Review-Lite: Lynn + Lucy (2020)

Roxanne Scrimshaw and Nichola Burley in Lynn + Lucy Framed around the fracturing friendship of titular college classmates Lynn (Roxanne Scrimshaw) and Lucy (Nichola Burley), writer/director Fyzal Boulifa's feature debut is a story of evolution and escalation where the same schoolyard squabbles are painted in a more harmful light, one that runs the risk of …

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Review-Lite: An American Pickle (2020)

Seth Rogen in An American Pickle Widely publicised as a launch title for HBO Max, the Seth Rogen starring and Brandon Trost directed An American Pickle is a film about finding middle ground, making compromises for those you love, or even those you barely know but want to. Telling the story of Jewish immigrant Herschel …

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