Category: film reviews

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Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is an entertaining movie that at the same time opens the door for new sequels, but can still stand on its own. It also can be watched more than once, if you are interested in all the little details that you missed the first viewing.

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Doctor Strange

If you have to watch one Marvel movie in 3D, let this be the one. This film is Inception on drugs given by that scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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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.