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Flim Weakly Review- Green Book

Jean Luc Godard once said “Film is truth, 24 frames per second.” Now, I don’t know what that means, but I do know it's wrong. Green Book cannot be truth, because it's made of film, and truth is made of emotions or something. I also don’t

Hidden Figures (2017)

Films chronicling America’s troubled racial history broadly fall into two categories. They are either searing critiques of the injustices coloured people were forced to suffer or old-fashioned yarns which gloss over racial themes with a…

TIFF 2016 – Moonlight (2016)

The view we have of ourselves is almost certainly not what other people see. Knowing this doesn’t stop everyone making snap judgements based on cultural and social signifiers. These signifiers are a message in themselves, sometimes a sign…