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REVIEW: ‘PAPER LIVES’ NOT MUCH TO GET EXCITED OVER

Every now and then, I see a film that keeps me on my feet, and I can’t say that I’ve seen one that does this quite like “Paper Lives,” a new Turkish drama out on Netflix.

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REVIEW: ‘MOXIE’ PERFECT FOR VIEWING WITH A GROUP OF FRIENDS

The riot grrrl scene was not fundamental to independent film, but it encouraged women to make films in a “coming of rage” sort of way, as it surged punk-power feminism into the spotlight. On March 3, Amy Poehler’s “Moxie” was released on Netflix, a mainstream movie that shone a light on the previously forgotten riot grrrl scene.

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REVIEW: ‘I CARE A LOT’ GOT MORE STUPID WITH EVERY TURN

Filmmaker J Blakeson took a stab at a crime thriller recently, and that’s pretty much all that went down.

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THE FILM INDUSTRY IS DEAD; FILM ITSELF IS NOT

There are no more good ideas in film anymore. This sounds agreeable, yes? I used to think so as well and it took a quarantine to make me realize how wrong I was.

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REVIEW: ‘THE 40-YEAR-OLD VERSION’ IS INSPIRED AND THOUGHTFUL

Radha Blank played herself in her debut film, “The 40-Year-Old Version,” which was released to Netflix on Oct. 9.

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REVIEW: YOU WILL NEVER WATCH ‘HUBIE HALLOWEEN’ TWICE

The main problem with “Hubie Halloween” is that you’ve already seen it before. It’s a reincarnation of 2000s comedy – those cheesy, cliché movies that are generic enough to rake up a profit.

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EIGHT MOVIES TO SCREAM ABOUT

It’s the time of the year again where we intentionally seek out anxiety- and stress-driven movies as if we didn’t have enough stress to begin with.

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REVIEW: FEMINISM AND MYSTERY IN ‘ENOLA HOLMES’

Of the endless adaptations of Sir Conan Doyle’s classic character Sherlock Holmes, one of the more intriguing is the story of his younger sister, Enola Holmes. Originally conceived by author Nancy Springer, this first-wave feminist character has been reimagined by director Harry Bradbeer and screenwriter Jack Thorne in the 2020 film “Enola Holmes,” a Netflix original.