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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...


Rita’s Top Ten of 2017

10. The Big Sick The Big Sick is famously based on the real relationship of its married writers, Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, and the authentic complexity of an actual intimate relationship can be felt in every frame. Nanjiani and...


Movie Most Common, by Rita Cannon

When it first went into production, the new Kristen Wiig vehicle Girl Most Likely was simply called Imogene, after its main character. Hollywood studios have an unfortunate habit of replacing perfectly fine movie titles with frustratingly bland ones – I’m still unreasonably bummed...