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  • A Wrinkle in Time

    A Wrinkle in Time

    Madeleine L'Engle's 1962 novel Wrinkle in Time is cosmic in scope and theme, and just… leave it to Disney to reduce it to the personal. Badly.


  • Annihilation


    Alex Garland proved in 2014 that he knew how to craft sleek, thoughtful sci-fi with his incredible directorial debut, Ex Machina: a film defined by its smart, thought-provoking dialog brought to life by its small, intimate casting. With the release of Annihilation, Garland sets his sights on a much more ambitious sci-fi outing. The endeavor pays off in brilliant ways, but I can’t help but think that Garland’s characters suffer due to this grander scope. Thankfully, the themes and imagery…

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  • Princess Cyd

    Princess Cyd

    Review by Naomi Sandiego

    Princess Cyd isn’t told in the story structure we’re comfortable with. It has loose ends and unanswered questions and feels more like a chapter than an entire story. But like happiness, and like fulfilment, cinema doesn’t have to stick to one recipe. And to me, this recipe turned out to be an unusual, but satisfying slice of cake.

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  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    Review by Naomi Sandiego

    The Handmaiden has best been described as “Korean Gothic lesbian revenge thriller” and has been not so eloquently described by a series of enthusiastic hand gestures and incoherent noises of delight. The latter description is my own.

    Full review is now on CINEMATARY.COM