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Le Sacre de l’Été (9/10) LIFF’s best feature foreign fiction winner ‘The Rite of Summer’ ‘Le Sacre de l’Été’ is simply a genuine ode to self expression and freedom amidst a society filled with conformity and underground secrets. Kostia, a young Parisian dancer, tries to put on a show that brings together his two passions: dance and French variety. The relationship created between him and his dance teacher will teach him to… Read More

BIRDS OF PREY (8/10) It’s open season on Harley Quinn when her explosive breakup with the Joker puts a big fat target on her back. Unprotected and on the run, Quinn faces the wrath of narcissistic crime boss Black Mask, his right-hand man, Victor Zsasz, and every other thug in the city. But things soon even out for Harley when she becomes unexpected allies with three deadly women — Huntress, Black Canary… Read More

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The Half of it (7.5/10) “I always thought that there was one way to love.One right way! But, there are more. So many more than i knew.” I do not know what to tell you because despite what I say (or write) I know that your superficial mind can not comprehend the amount of beauty that constitutes the heart and soul of this simple film. A film titled THE HALF OF IT…. Read More

Joker (9/10) Forever alone in a crowd, failed comedian Arthur Fleck seeks connection as he walks the streets of Gotham City. Arthur wears two masks — the one he paints for his day job as a clown, and the guise he projects in a futile attempt to feel like he’s part of the world around him. Isolated, bullied and disregarded by society, Fleck begins a slow descent into madness as he transforms into… Read More

Knives Out (8.5/10) The circumstances surrounding the death of crime novelist Harlan Thrombey are mysterious, but there’s one thing that renowned Detective Benoit Blanc knows for sure — everyone in the wildly dysfunctional Thrombey family is a suspect. Now, Blanc must sift through a web of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth. Knives out is probably one of my favorite movies of the year. This admiration is mainly because of… Read More

6 Underground (7.5/10) Six individuals from all around the globe, each the very best at what they do, have been chosen not only for their skill, but for a unique desire to delete their pasts to change the future. What an adrenaline rush this film turned out to be. Story: well I cannot exactly say that this film’s story was sentimental or emotional because after all it was purely action and adventure…. Read More

Horse Girl (7.5/10) Sarah, a socially isolated arts and crafts store employee, finds herself more content in the company of horses and supernatural crime shows than people. But when a series of strangely surreal dreams upend the simplicity of her waking life, Sarah struggles to distinguish her visions from reality. The story written and performed by Allison Brie, is in fact inspired tremendously by her own family’s psychological history. More specifically, her… Read More

vivarium review

Vivarium (8.5/10) Hoping to find the perfect place to live, a couple travel to a suburban neighborhood in which all the houses look identical. But when they try to leave the labyrinth-like development, each road mysteriously takes them back to where they started. Talk about creepy! Vivarium is an imaginative thriller that leaves everything to the spectator’s imagination and own interpretations. The plot is extremely multi-dimensional and actually raise a handful of… Read More

The other lamn review

The Other Lamb (8/10) For her entire life, the cult she was born into has been all that teenage Selah has known. Along with a band of similarly cloistered young women she lives seemingly unstuck in time, cut off from modern society in a remote forest commune presided over by a man called Shepherd, a controlling, messiah-like figure with a frightening dark side. But when her insular world is rocked by a… Read More

And then we danced

And then we danced (8.5/10) A passionate coming-of-age tale set amidst the conservative confines of modern Tbilisi, the film follows Merab, a competitive dancer who is thrown off balance by the arrival of Irakli, a fellow male dancer with a rebellious streak. “And Then We Danced” is a brutally honest and devastating love story that speaks with a forbidden language filled with passion, lust and dreams! The entire story is basically an… Read More