Tagged: amy recommends

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Monster Calls (2016), A

A boy dealing with the possible loss of his mother, his stormy relationship with his grandmother and his absent father, gets a visit from a monster who tells him stories at seven minutes past midnight.

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Train to Busan

After a zombie pandemic is unleashed in downtown Seoul, a victim enters the KTX inbound for the city of Busan, starting the nightmare of a father and his child trapped in the ride.

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All About Lily Chou-Chou

Shunji Iwai’s ode to disengaged youths that searched for meaningful connection in online forums, as we follow the unraveling of a bunch of teens who grow isolated from each other and find solace in the mysterious and enigmatic Lily.

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Aligarh (Indian Film)

Hansal Mehta’s latest follows the life of real life Marathi professor Shrinivas Ramchandra Siras, who was fired from his position at Aligarh Muslim University due to his sexual orientation.

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Kubo and the Two Strings

Laika’s most recent outing, Kubo and the Two Strings, hit all the right notes for me in terms of emotional hooks and visual wonder.

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24 (Indian Film)

After the invention of a time-controlling watch, an evil twin kills his brother, changing everyone’s lives in the process. 26 years later, he’s back looking for the watch that wrecked everyone’s lives.