The Breakthroughs Film Festival Showcases New Storytelling Perspectives

The 7th annual Breakthroughs Film Festival is set to take place in Toronto at the Royal Cinema on June 15th and 16th, highlighting emerging female filmmakers from around the world.

‘Heartworn Highways’ Revisited

If you liked the 1976 outlaw country music documentary Heartworn Highways, it is now available on home video, along with a new companion doc called Heartworn Highways Revisited.

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Prime in the Dustbin: ‘The Heart is a Rebel’ (1958)

We take a gander at The Heart is a Rebel, a family drama from Billy Graham Ministries, and ponder the conundrum of reviewing faith-based films in a post-modern world.

Prime in the Dustbin: ‘The Devonsville Terror’ (1983)

While The Devonsville Terror may look like another cheap video nasty from the 1980s, this movie has a lot to say about atrocious male attitudes towards women.

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Prime in the Dustbin: ‘Spontaneous Combustion’ (1990)

Spontaneous Combustion may not be the best Tobe Hooper film, but it feels like the one that most accurately bears his thumbprint.

“There Are Certain Things a Man Cannot Control”: The Alienist, ‘Psychopathia Sexualis’

This episode of ‘The Alienist’ includes both triumph and tragedy as the investigative team gets dangerously close to identifying the serial killer.

Facing The Past to Fight for the Future on Season 2 of ‘Jessica Jones’

There is perhaps no more relatable character in the Marvel Cinematic Universe than Jessica Jones. Expectations for the second season of Netflix’s series have been high. Thankfully, it does not disappoint.