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Girlhood - review

The opening shot of Celine Sciamma’s Girlhood (French: Bande De Filles) is a football game fraught with tension – the action set to eerie, with claustrophobic synth beats reminiscent of Billy Idol circa “White Wedding”. 654 more words

Creative

REVIEW: 'The Falling' (2014) dir. Carol Morley

Carol Morley’s psychological drama The Falling is one that will stay with you long after its over. Beautifully put together, disorientating and haunting, this is a film that undeniably casts a spell on its viewers. 624 more words

Essays/Articles

Thurs 7 May: BOYHOOD

Langley FilmBox presents Richard Linklater’s epic coming-of-age film BOYHOOD (2014) on Thursday 7th May.

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, BOYHOOD is the story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by Ellar Coltrane), who literally grows up on screen in front of our eyes. 148 more words

Drama

Growing up is still difficult – another take on François Truffaut’s The 400 Blows

Earlier this week a friend reminded me of the existence of this photograph.

It’s a great photo. Jean-Pierre Léaud, standing before a painting of a younger version of himself playing a younger version of the director of the film that gave him his career. 954 more words

Classic Encounters

Three coming-of-age movies that will change your life

A dramatic title – but fittingly so. The coming-of-age film hold’s so much resonance. In one form or another, a coming-of-age movie can reaffirm your lust for life, and your want for adventure. 844 more words

Filmfookingcrazy

THE REEL REVIEW | VERY GOOD GIRLS

Lilly and Gerri have never had an intimate relationship with a man, and in their last summer before college they decide to change that, what could go wrong? 427 more words

Film

Adult World (Film Review)

Amy loves poetry, and has wanted to be a published poet since as long as she can remember. The only issue may be, despite her thoughts and objections, that she is not very good at it. 650 more words

Netflix