Film Review: The Nightingale

Jennifer Kent’s sophomore film The Nightingale is brutal and engrossing. The film is a wonderful showcase for Kent’s conferrable talents. In 1825, Irish convict Clare suffers a traumatic experience. As she seeks revenge, Clare enlists the help of Billy, an Aboriginal tracker, to guide her through the Tasmanian wilderness… After the success of 2014’s The Babadook, writer-director Jennifer Kent’s second […]

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Preview of Coming Attractions: Films in 2019

With an abundance of movie releases slated for next year, it can be hard to identify the gems. After all, there is a glut of Disney live-action remakes (Dumbo, Aladdin, The Lion King), as well as the straight up unappealing (Downton Abbey film, anyone). Here are some must-see films in 2019… The Favourite Begin the New Year with Yorgos Lanthimos’ […]

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Film Review: The Babadook

Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook is a horror that successful generates a pervading atmosphere of unease. The film delivers the chills effectively. Widowed Amelia is still coming to terms with the sudden death of her husband several years ago. Amelia struggles to cope with the erratic behaviour of her son Samuel, who is convinced there is a monster in their house… […]

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