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by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 20 Films of 2019

January 2, 2020

It’s been a year of confrontation at the movies, as the domestic and international conflicts of the past several years have reached varying degrees of terminus, seemingly (but just as likely not). Battles in the world between tradition and (r)evolution, in all the myriad forms that those themes can take, dominated headlines and cultural discourse, and naturally that theme extended to the cinema. Systemic failures and abstract ideations of morality proved topical narrative fodder for an array of 2019 films,…

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by InRO Staff Feature Articles Film Year in Review

Top 15 Films of 2017

The finest films of 2017 simultaneously offered us a respite from, and a deeper reflection on, our fraught and fractured social and political realities. In sharp contrast to our unfortunate tendency to segregate ourselves with social media-fueled enclaves and ecosystems that do little more than…

December 29, 2017
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