Category: film reviews

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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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Pete’s Dragon (2016)

After losing his family in an accident, Pete meets Elliot, the dragon who lives in the forest. Years later, he fatefully meets with Grace, the forest ranger.

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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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Fantasma (2006)

In Fantasma, Argentine director Lisandro Alonso brings back the non-pro protagonists of his first two features, both hailing from remote rural areas, for a screening of his second feature in a modern urban facility.

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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.