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She Dies Tomorrow (2020)

She Dies Tomorrow first published by VODzilla.co “‘Humans are the only animal or creature that pretends to be what it’s not.’ Albert Camus said that, I think.” The speaker, Jane (Jane Adams), has just turned up – in her pyjamas, with a bandaged wrist, in a state of obvious agitation – at the home of…

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She Dies Tomorrow (2020)

She Dies Tomorrow first published by Sight & Sound, October 2020 Review: Amy has a death fixation. Not just the character Amy (Kate Lyn Sheil) who has suddenly been filled with the absolute, unwavering certainty that she is going to meet her end the following day, and who is as close to a heroine as…

Synchronic

Synchronic (2019)

Set in New Orleans, Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead‘s latest continues exploring the idea of eternity that has been the focal point of all their features, whether the looping time-traps of their debut Resolution (2012) and its sort-of sequel The Endless (2017), or the immortal woman at the centre of Spring (2014). This time, the…

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Black Rock (2012)

Black Rock first published by Film4. Synopsis: Working from a screenplay by mumblecore maverick Mark Duplass, director Katie Aselton pits three women and three men in a regressive struggle for life and death. Review: Three one-time schoolfriends – Sarah (Kate Bosworth), Abby (Katie Aselton) and Lou (Lake Bell) – revisit Black Rock, an island haunt of their…

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Black Rock (2012)

Black Rock review first published by EyeforFilm. “We are all dying. That’s the truth. We have no idea what’s gonna happen. We could be hit by a bus… but there are no buses on that island, so we can go out there and be safe from buses.” The speaker, Sarah (Kate Bosworth), wants to mend a…