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Moxie (Review) – Stick With Mean Girls Instead

DIRECTOR: Amy Poehler
CAST: Hadley Robinson, Amy Poehler, Josephine Langford, Lauren Tsai, Patrick Schwarzenegger, Ike Barinholtz, Marcia Gay Harden, Clark Gregg, Sydney Park, Nico Hiraga, Alycia Pascual-Peña, Anjelika Washington, Joshua Walker, Josie Totah, Sabrina Haskett, Charlie Hall, Emily Hopper, Hank Boone, Cooper Mothersbaugh
RUNNING TIME: 111 mins
CERTIFICATE: 12A
BASICALLY…: Inspired by her mother’s (Poehler) rebellious past, a shy teen (Robinson) publishes a zine which ignites a fierce revolution at her school…

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When she signed on […]

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    The Dissident (Review) – Your Honour, The Prosecution Rests

The Dissident (Review) – Your Honour, The Prosecution Rests

DIRECTOR: Bryan Fogel
CAST: Jamal Khashoggi, Mohammad Bin Salman, Hatice Cengiz, Omar Abdulaziz, Fahrettin Altun, John O. Brennan, Anthony J. Ferrante, Abdulhamit Gul, David Ignatius, Wadah Khanfar, Turan Kislacki, Fatih Oke, John Scott-Railton
RUNNING TIME: 119 mins
CERTIFICATE: 15
BASICALLY…: An investigative look into the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was targeted by the Saudi Arabian authorities for his outspoken criticisms against the regime…

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This review of The Dissident was conducted as part of the […]

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    The Stylist (Review) – A Devilish Female Twist On Sweeney Todd

The Stylist (Review) – A Devilish Female Twist On Sweeney Todd

DIRECTOR: Jill Gevargizian
CAST: Najarra Townsend, Brea Grant, Laura Kirk, Kyle Ament, Millie Milan, Sarah McGuire, Jennifer Seward, Davis DeRock, Edward Patterson, Kimberly Igla, Bety Le, Chelsea Brown
RUNNING TIME: 105 mins
CERTIFICATE: 18
BASICALLY…: Lonely hairstylist Claire (Townsend) finds it hard to suppress her darker desires when she develops an obsession with her regular client (Grant)…

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A lot of people are dying for haircuts as soon as barbers and hairdressers open up again, but in […]

PREVIEW: The Stylist (18)

WHO’S IN IT?
Najarra Townsend (Contracted), Brea Grant (Lucky), Laura Kirk (American Honey), Kyle Ament (film debut), Millie Milan (Bonehill Road), Sarah McGuire (The Matchbreaker), Jennifer Seward (Blue Heaven), Davis DeRock (Jayhawkers), Edward Patterson (film debut), Kimberly Igla (Blue Heaven), Bety Le (Touch), Chelsea Brown (film debut)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Jill Gevargizian (Jaenki: Miracle Maze), director, writer, producer; Eric Havens (Dark Web) and Eric Stolze (Under the Bed), writers; Robert Patrick Stern (The Rake), producer, cinematographer; […]

PREVIEW: Raya and the Last Dragon (PG)

WHO’S IN IT?
Kelly Marie Tran (Star Wars: The Last Jedi), Awkwafina (The Farewell), Gemma Chan (Crazy Rich Asians), Daniel Dae Kim (Always Be My Maybe), Sandra Oh (Sideways), Benedict Wong (The Personal History of David Copperfield), Izaac Wang (Good Boys), Thalia Tran (Little), Alan Tudyk (Zootropolis), Lucille Soong (One More Time), Patti Harrison (A Simple Favour), Ross Butler (To All The Boys: Always and Forever)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Don Hall (Big Hero 6) and Carlos […]

PREVIEW: Notturno (15)

WHO’S IN IT?
(as themselves) Various unknown figures
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Gianfranco Rosi (Fire At Sea), director, writer, producer, cinematographer; Paolo Del Brocco (Dogman), Camille Laemlé (Between Fences), Serge Lalou (Waltz with Bashir), Orwa Nyrabia (The Return to Homs), Donatella Palermo (Appassionate) and Eva-Maria Weerts (Wege Gottes), producers; Jacopo Quadri (The Dreamers), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
Shot over three years within Syria, Iraq, Kurdistan and Lebanon, the film follows different people living near Middle-Eastern war-zones who are trying […]

PREVIEW: Moxie (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?
Hadley Robinson (Little Women), Amy Poehler (Sisters), Josephine Langford (After We Collided), Lauren Tsai (film debut), Patrick Schwarzenegger (Midnight Sun), Ike Barinholtz (Blockers), Marcia Gay Harden (Pollock), Clark Gregg (One Hour Photo), Sydney Park (Wish Upon), Nico Hiraga (Booksmart), Alycia Pascual-Peña (film debut), Anjelika Washington (Tall Girl), Joshua Walker (Being Black Enough), Josie Totah (Magic Camp), Sabrina Haskett (Deidra & Laney Rob a Train), Charlie Hall (film debut), Emily Hopper (film debut), […]

PREVIEW: Lucky (15)

WHO’S IN IT?
Brea Grant (All the Creatures Were Stirring), Hunter C. Smith (The Big Day), Kristina Klebe (Slay Belles), Kausar Mohammed (What Men Want), Dhruv Uday Singh (Let’s Enjoy), Yasmine Al-Bustami (Super Novas), Leith M. Burke (Suburbicon), Anzor Alem (His House), Larry Cedar (Killer Kate!), Nikea Gamby-Turner (When It Comes Around), Susan Kemp (film debut), Jesse Merlin (Cabaret of the Dead), Tara Perry (Best Fake Friends), Shelly Skandrani (Sharia), Chase Williamson (John Dies at […]

PREVIEW: Into The Darkness (15)

WHO’S IN IT?
Jesper Christensen (Casino Royale), Bodil Jørgensen (The Idiots), Mads Reuther (The Commune), Gustav Dyekjær Giese (In Your Arms), Sara Viktoria Bjerregaard Christensen (Itsi Bitsi), Lue Dittmann Støvelbæk (film debut), Sylvester Byder (The Contest: To the Stars and Back), Pernille Højmark (Shake It), Steen Stig Lommer (Triple Dare), Kathrine Thorborg Johansen (The Quake), Cyron Melville (Love and Rage), Paul Hüttel (Kufferten), Roman Schomburg (Cold Feet)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Anders Refn (The Flying Devils), director, […]

PREVIEW: The Glorias (15)

WHO’S IN IT?
Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl), Lulu Wilson (Becky), Ryan Kiera Armstrong (The Art of Racing in the Rain), Bette Midler (Hocus Pocus), Janelle Monáe (Hidden Figures), Timothy Hutton (Ordinary People), Lorraine Toussaint (Selma), Enid Graham (Margot at the Wedding), Kimberly Guerrero (Taking Chances), Monica Sanchez (Whiskey Tango Foxtrot), Margo Moorer (Runaway Jury)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Julie Taymor (Across The Universe), director, writer, producer; Sarah Ruhl (film debut), writer; Lynn […]