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What to watch on Netflix: Review of “The Canal”

Written and directed by: Ivan Kavanagh Starring: Rupert Evans, Hannah Hoekstra, Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Calum Heath, Kelly Byrne, and Steve Oram I am self-admittedly a terrible Netflix user. I have a queue a mile long (roughly...
 
 
Drama
 

Little pieces – Adam Nelson’s powerful, micro-budget debut film

Written and directed by: Adam Nelson Starring: Finnian Nainby-Luxmore, Matthew William Jones, Graham Cawte, Isabelle Glinn, Peter Oliver, and Malcolm Davies Non-linear story telling is an interesting tool in building the story ...
 
 
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Hyena – About as gritty as gritty crime thrillers get

Written and directed by: Gerard Johnson Starring: Peter Ferdinando, Stephen Graham, Elisa Lasowski, Orli Shuka, and Richard Dormer Michael Logan (Ferdinando) has it all. He is a highly decorated cop, he has his hands in the loc...
 

 
Drama
 

Alleluia – Dark, deeply disturbing, and tragically beautiful

Written by: Fabrice Du Welz, Romain Protat, and Vincent Tavier Directed by: Fabrice Du Welz Starring: Lola Dueñas, Laurent Lucas, and Héléna Noguerra A few years ago, a friend of mine gave me a DVD for my birthday. The title of...
 
 
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Cub (Welp) – A fresh, brutal take on “The Boy Who Cried Wolf”

Written by: Jonas Govaerts and Roel Mondelaers Directed by: Jonas Govaerts Starring: Maurice Luijten, Stef Aerts, Evelien Bosmans, Titus De Voogdt, and Gill Eeckelaert Sam is a lad with a wild imagination. A loner, thanks to hi...
 
 
Documentary
 

Blue Dream – A powerful, short documentary on perseverance

Written by: Gergö Elekes, Kinga Galambos, Kitti Galambos, and József Gallai Starring: Kinga Galambos “Blue Dream” is a 5 minute short about Hungarian swimmer Kinga Galambos and her perseverance through cancer. The n...
 

 
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Aftermath (Akibet) – A short film about the loss of loved ones

Written and directed by: Tofic Rzayev Starring: Gizem Aybike Sahin and Berkan Uygun Aftermath is a Turkish short film centered on a brother and sister who have just lost their parents. The film spends it’s 8 minute run ti...
 
 
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Styria (AKA – Angels of Darkness)

Written by: Sheridan Le Fanu (Novel), Mark Devendorf (Screenplay), and Mauricio Chernovetzky (Screenplay) Directed by: Mauricio Chernovetzky, and Mark Devendorf Starring: Eleanor Tomlinson, Stephen Rea, Julia Pietrucha, and Eri...
 
 
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October Gale

Written and directed by: Ruba Nadda Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Scott Speedman, Tim Roth, Callum Keith Rennie, and Aidan Devine Helen (Clarkson) is a recently widowed woman who decides to take a trip up to the family’s i...
 

 
Comedy
 

Wetlands – A raunchy, delightful dark comedy

Written by: Charlotte Roche (novel), Sabine Pochhammer (screenplay), David Wnendt (screenplay), and Claus Falkenberg (screenplay) Directed by: David Wnendt Starring: Carla Juri, Christoph Letkowski, Marlen Kruse, Meret Becker, ...