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Short Film Saturdays: “Conscientia”

Length: 9 minutes Rating: ★★★ 1/2 After a long hiatus, I’m so happy that Short Film Saturdays is back! Thank you to everyone for your patience, and I’m committed to making it a regular thing this year. We’re kicking off this round … Continue reading

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An American Atheist in Texas: “The Most Hated Woman In America” Review

“Three words on my tombstone. “Woman.” I’ve loved being a woman. “Grandmother.” I’ve loved being a grandmother. And “mother.” I have loved being a mother. That’s what I’d like to be remembered for most. That’s what I’d like it to … Continue reading

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“Ha ha ha! What a film, Mark!” A review of The Disaster Artist

  “Just because you want it doesn’t mean it can happen.” Rating: ★★★★ I was first introduced to The Room during a college Film Studies lecture as a perfect example of how not to make a film. Everything about it was atrocious, but … Continue reading

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The truth will set you free: My thoughts on “Jigsaw”

“You know what happens if we don’t play by the rules.” Rating: ★★★ If you haven’t heard of the Saw franchise, you’ve probably been living under a rock. Spanning over eight films, two video games, and a few theme park attractions, … Continue reading

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Lucy Goes to Film Screenings: My thoughts on “Charismata”

  Rating: ★★★★ Recently, I was invited to a private film screening in Soho. I’m grateful that I got this opportunity and that I got to talk to some of the people involved with Charismata. It was a lovely evening and I want … Continue reading

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Short Film Saturdays: “Dinner”

  Synopsis: Dinner is a short film directed by Sarah Appleton and produced by Talbot House Films. The film stars Victoria Fitz-Gerald and Matthew Carney as their characters April and Jason come to the end of their second date, as it … Continue reading

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Short Film Saturdays: “The Last Halloween”

    Synopsis: The city is quiet; the streets, deserted. It doesn’t much feel like Halloween, and yet four young trick-or-treaters – a Ghost, a Devil, a Grim Reaper and a Witch – make their way through the night, door … Continue reading

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Short Film Saturdays: “Children of War”

Synopsis: Family and history go hand-in-hand. In this Modern-Western, witness the duel within the bloodline of a small coal mining family born and bred by the rigor within the mountains of Miner’s City – known today as War, West Virginia. Slavy … Continue reading

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Survivor Meets Saw – “Series 7: The Contenders”

     “I’ve got nothing to live for, but I don’t wanna die.” Rating: ★★★ Reality TV is something we’re all too familiar with in this day and age. It seems like they’re always commissioning new shows where we act like … Continue reading

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Life Requires Sacrifice: A Review of ‘The White Helmets’

  “All lives are precious and valuable” Rating: ★★★★ Oscar Winner: Best Documentary (Short Subject) The Syrian refugee crisis is a topic that is being widely discussed around the world. Pretending it hasn’t become fuel for political propaganda would be wrong … Continue reading

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