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What We Can Learn from the 2020 Oscars

The 92nd Academy Awards promise a bright future for alternative storytelling, despite a lack of diversity still evident across the ceremony.  Words by Eliza Lourenço Parasite, from Korean director Bong Joon-ho, won the Best Picture category this year. The film is the first to do so as a foreign language feature.  The film’s win defies

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Birds of Prey Review: When It Works, It Really Works

Beloved villain Harley Quinn gets her own spin-off, proving there’s still fun in superhero flicks. Words by Eliza Lourenço | Minor spoilers Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) takes place after she and the Joker break up. The film catapults the audience into classic post-split antics with trademark Harley Quinn

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New Documentary Reveals the Scale of Taylor Swift’s Work Ethic

Words by Eliza Lourenço Miss Americana, directed by Lana Wilson, doesn’t waste a frame of its hour and a half runtime in showing what it takes to reach and sustain superstardom. The film follows Taylor Swift from the beginning of 2019 and stops short of the drama with her former label, Big Machine Records. Miss

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