Turtles All The Way Down Movie Review

‘Turtles All the Way Down’ Movie Review: Navigating OCD and Teen Struggles with Care and Sensitivity

Directed by Hannah Marks (Don’t Make Me Go) and written by Elizabeth Berger and Isaac Aptaker (Love, Simon), Turtles All the Way Down is the adaptation of John Green’s novel of the same title. It tells the story of Aza Holmes (Isabela Merced), a teenager who strives to be a good daughter, …

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Boy Kills World Movie Review

‘Boy Kills World’ Movie Review: A Very Bloody Good Time

It doesn’t take much to convince cinephiles like me to visit the film theater. In fact, it’s more the opposite: it takes very strong reasons to keep me away. My personal methodology of trying to watch movies without any prior knowledge remains extremely strict, so for Boy Kills World, the presence of Bill Skarsgård (It) was more than enough to spark interest in a basic …

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Challengers Movie Review

‘Challengers’ Movie Review: Luca Guadagnino Goes Deep Beyond the Baseline

Challengers was one of the most anticipated films of 2023, but it was postponed to the following year due to the SAG-AFTRA strike. However, the enormous anticipation for Luca Guadagnino’s new movie (Call Me by Your Name, Suspiria, Bones and All) never faded, especially considering it stars one of Hollywood’s biggest young celebrities of today, Zendaya (Dune: …

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Back to Black Review

‘Back to Black’ Movie Review – A Shallow and Insulting Portrayal of Amy Winehouse

I consider biographies – better known as biopics – to be one of the most challenging narrative types to adapt for the big screen. From the inevitable bias towards the usually eponymous person, especially if the production involves family members, to the common trap of only telling what best serves …

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