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Review: They Shall Not Grow Old

Coinciding with the centenary of the Great War, I think it’s safe to say that this documentary is a once in a lifetime achievement, and Peter Jackson does not disappoint. The result of hundreds of hours of research in conjunction wi...

 
 
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Review: The Great Buster

Why is it so flipping funny to watch a grown man fall over? I don’t know, but Buster Keaton realized this from a young age and basically built his career on pratfalls and slapstick gags. Here he is - again and again - falling flat on ...

 
 
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The Birds is the dumbest horror movie concept ever

Picture this: [INT. 1962, Universal lot, Burbank, CA. Board meeting. Overworked studio execs fumbling paper, looking nervous.] EXEC 1: We’re all dry. We’ve got a big gap next spring, no way of filling it, what the heck are we go...

 
 
 
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Review: All Creatures Here Below

All Creatures Here Below is not a horror, but maybe it should be. In my time as a film critic I’ve seen some things (and I mean, seen some things), but there’s no other way of putting it: that was some disturbing stuff right t...

 
 
 
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Review: Wild Rose (London Film Festival)

Every now and then there comes a film that’s just what you need: something life-affirming, something with just the right balance of reality and fantasy, something with a big ol’ glug of Nashville warbling. Yep, Wild Rose had it ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Epic new poster for X-Men: Dark Phoenix revealed

Literal chills. The final installment of the X-men franchise is to hit theaters next February, and earlier today in a Tweet, @XMenMovies released the details for a brand new poster with Sophie Turner (Jean Grey /Phoenix) silhouetted again...

 
 
 
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TIFF 2018 winners announced

It’s the moment all of Toronto (well, Film Twitter at least) has been waiting for: Toronto International Film Festival has announced its winners. The festival, which ran between 5-15 September, has seen the world premieres of the...

 
 
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Review: The Children Act

There are two types of people in this world: those who read Ian McEwan, and those who do not. The first camp of people also enjoy the films of Douglas Sirk and gazing out of windows when it’s raining to think about life. The second ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: A Whale of a Tale

If I didn't have a strong view of whales before, I do now. A Whale of a Tale is a documentary feature representing the controversy surrounding Japanese whaling traditions in the small, rural town of Taiji, and it gave me a lot of confl...

 
 
 
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Review: We The Animals

We The Animals is a simple, poetic story about boyhood, and like Moonlight it follows a young character at a pivotal time in his life. In a turbulent home life, brothers Jonah, Manny, and Joel navigate growing up and realizing their ...

 
 
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Life Itself brings heartwarming Fogelman feels to TIFF

Get ready to light some candles, grab a hot cup of cocoa, and curl up on a corner sofa with your loved ones, because Dan Fogelman is back to make you cry and muse about life in a deep way. Now that the Tangled and Cars 2 writer has milked...

 
 
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'Hyped' doesn't even cover it for the new Rugrats reboot

Drum roll, and cue the gloriously satisfying theme song, because Tommy, Dill, Angelica, Chuckie, Phil and Lil are back! More than ten years since Rugrats went off air, Nickelodeon and Paramount Players have just announced that the...

 
 
 
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Review: Woman Walks Ahead

Families displaced, land stolen, women without a voice - sound familiar? Well, it’s all here in the subject matter of Woman Walks Ahead, Susanna White’s stately, based-on-real-life Western that aims to champion underrepresente...

 
 
 
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Tom Holland blurts out another spoiler, we love him for it

Proving once again that he just can’t keep his mouth zipped, Tom Holland yesterday let the news slip that the upcoming Spiderman sequel will be titled Spiderman: Far From Home. In an Instagram vid where he suggested that there&rsquo...

 
 
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The women of color film critics you need to be reading

(Editors Note: Flixist and Destructoid are not immune to this issue. Despite actively searching we suck at recruiting female writers. It's an issue we take seriously. If you're a woman and enjoy writing about movies or video games we'd love...

 
 
 
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Kelly Marie Tran deletes her Instagram posts after backlash

You heard correct. Tran, who played Rose Tico in The Last Jedi (aka Star Wars' sunniest actress) has deleted all of her Instagram posts from her account after relentless harassment from a minority group of individuals. Her move follo...

 
 
 


About Sian Francis Coxone of us since 2:37 PM on 04.26.2018

Sian is a freelance writer for Flixist, Destructoid and Film-Enthusiast.com. She is a tireless La La Land advocate and loves every kind of silent movie there is.