• Gerald’s Game Is A Harrowing Survivor’s Story

    Gerald’s Game Is A Harrowing Survivor’s Story1

    Gerald’s Game Mike Flanagan (director and editor), Michael Fimognari (cinematography) Adapted from Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game by Mike Flanagan Carla Gugino, Bruce Greenwood, Henry Thomas (cast) Released September 24th (Fantastic Fest), September 29th (internet release) Content Warning: Sexual abuse. I went into Gerald’s Game having not read the book (I shouldn’t be allowed to call

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  • Backlight: Hollywood Is a Hellscape But There’s Still Some Cool Projects to Look Forward To

    Backlight: Hollywood Is a Hellscape But There’s Still Some Cool Projects to Look Forward To0

    • October 8, 2017

    The New York Times published a major investigative piece this week exposing decades of sexual harassment by Miramax head, Harvey Weinstein. NYT used a combination of named and unnamed sources, internal documents, and legal filings from settled claims to piece together a story of thirty years  of using his position to manoeuvre women into uncomfortable

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  • Battle of the Sexes Casts a Queer Lens on a Standard Biopic

    Battle of the Sexes Casts a Queer Lens on a Standard Biopic0

    Battle of the Sexes Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris (Directors), Pamela Martin (editor), Linus Sandgren (cinematography), Simon Beaufoy (screenwriter) Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Andrea Riseborough, Natalie Morales, Sarah Silverman, Bill Pullman, Alan Cumming (cast) September 22, 2017 (USA) Billie Jean King was, and is, an extraordinary woman. She was a World Number One in the sport

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  • The Shape of Water Is a Fairy Tale That’s As Steadfast as It is Strange

    The Shape of Water Is a Fairy Tale That’s As Steadfast as It is Strange0

    The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro (director and writer), Vanessa Taylor (writer), Dan Laustsen (cinematographer), Sidney Wolinsky (editor) Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Octavia Spencer, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins (cast) September 1, 2017 (Toronto International Film Festival 2017), August 31, 2017 (Venice International Film Festival) An invitation lies at the heart of Guillermo del Toro’s newest

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  • Pacific Rim Uprising UnCancels the Apocalypse

    Pacific Rim Uprising UnCancels the Apocalypse0

    • October 6, 2017

    New York Comic Con finally gave us the first look at Pacific Rim: Uprising, and it looks brighter, louder, and larger than Guillermo del Toro’s iteration.

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  • The Women Of Auteur Film: A Chat With Sherilyn Fenn

    The Women Of Auteur Film: A Chat With Sherilyn Fenn0

    • October 3, 2017

    What is an Auteur? Well the technical definition is a simply a filmmaker who has a singular recognisable vision, though you can guarantee they’ll also be a man as no women have been deemed important or visionary enough to become members of this elite club. As we all know, the singular vision of men is

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