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  • Knocking

    Knocking

    Sweden has a history of making notable films within the horror genre, including silent era classics like The Phantom Carriage and Haxan and more recently the internationally successful Let The Right One In. One of the latest Swedish horror films comes from director Frida Kempff, making her directorial debut with the psychological thriller Knocking, based on Johan Theorin‘s novel.

    The film follows Molly (Cecilia Milocco), who attempts to rebuild her life after being discharged from a psychiatric hospital. She moves…

  • Surviving 9/11

    Surviving 9/11

    ★★★★

    People of a certain age will remember the events that unfolded on the 11th of September 2001. Many can likely recall when they heard of or even saw the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon. On each anniversary, when the media displays images of the horrific acts, I recall memories of my sixteen-year-old self watching the news in disbelief, even twenty years on. Sadly, many feel a greater mix of emotions than I…

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  • Soul

    Soul

    ★★★★½

    Pixar has produced revolutionary computer-generated animated films ever since the studio’s first feature film in 1995, dazzling the senses with visually breathtaking worlds that encompass captivating stories. Pixar audiences have seen the world of living toys, aquatic life, insect life, and even what happens inside our own heads. Directors Pete Docter and Kemp Powers now take us to the world beyond our living existence in their latest film Soul.

    Soul follows Joe Gardner (Jamie Foxx), a middle-aged part-time music teacher…

  • Isle of Dogs

    Isle of Dogs

    ★★★★

    Wes Anderson last dabbled with stop-motion animation with his adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Fantastic Mr. Fox almost a decade ago. When the auteur announced he would be returning to the genre with Isle of Dogs, fans of his work were quick to generate anticipation for the film. The title of this latest feature may derive from an area of London in the River Thames, but the film takes place in a dystopian Japan and follows a young boy, Atari (Koyu…