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Recent reviews

  • In the Shadow of Women

    In the Shadow of Women


    Somewhat like a gender-swapped Loulou. Pleasant, but just not vicious enough.

  • Next of Kin

    Next of Kin


    There’s a curious immigration narrative bubbling under this film about identity and family. This idea of “belonging” to a country that does not necessarily make it easy for you to thrive (even though Deryan eventually does). Peter is immediately welcomed into the family, while Azah is chastised over “differences of values”. 

    Family is family of course, but what does it actually mean to be part of anything?

Popular reviews

  • The Piano Teacher

    The Piano Teacher


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    It’s obvious the movie wants to alienate the audience from Erika, it wants them to gape in awe at her self mutilation, her perversion, her callousness. When she reveals her letter, and her true intentions, it seems as if the movie is begging the audience for their surface level disgust. At this point, I wasn’t sure what we were supposed to do with Erika, because it didn’t really seem like the movie wanted us to sympathize with her. However, as…

  • Cesar and Rosalie

    Cesar and Rosalie


    something very gay about becoming so obsessed with your girlfriend's ex-lover that you start inviting him to your vacations