Category: reviews

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Breath: Step into Liquid, by Rita Cannon

Based on an acclaimed novel by Tim Winton, the poignant coming-of-age story Breath is the feature directing debut from actor Simon Baker. Set in 1970s Australia, it follows the close friendship of two teenage boys: Pikelet (Samson Coulter), an earnest...

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Upgrade: 21st Century Digital Boy, by David Bax

Leigh Whannell, the writer/producer behind the Saw and Insidious franchises, is decidedly known for horror movies. He remained in that lane for his directorial debut, 2015’s Insidious: Chapter 3,but for his follow-up, he’s gone in a new direction. Upgrade doesn’t contain anything you’d call a...

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The TV Room: The Tale, by David Bax

One of the main uses we’ve found for the art of cinema is to tell stories. In many, broad ways, Jennifer Fox’s The Tale is just another of these. In other ways, though, it’s like nothing we’ve ever seen before. It’s a...