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by Calum Reed Film Horizon Line

Ammonite | Francis Lee

Ammonite struggles to summon the visceral potency or emotional depth needed to tell its story. Three years on from Francis Lee’s terrific gay drama, God’s Own Country, and the director has moved on from the romantic union of two lusty male farmers to a 19th-century…

November 13, 2020
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by Chris Mello Film Horizon Line

Jungleland | Max Winkler

Jungleland is a deeply familiar film that injects little energy or originality into its template narrative. Max Winkler’s Jungleland follows bare-knuckle boxer Lion (Jack O’Connell) and his manager-brother (Charlie Hunnam) as they make their way across America towards a potentially life-changing fight in San Francisco.…

November 10, 2020
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by Steven Warner Film Horizon Line

Kindred | Joe Marcantonio

Kindred doesn’t achieve much more than powering through a laundry list of tired indie horror film clichés. A studio releasing its seasonal horror offering one week after Halloween is the equivalent of waving a white flag. It’s an admission that not even the spookiest of…

November 5, 2020
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by Lawrence Garcia Film Horizon Line

Proxima | Alice Winocour

Proxima is a markedly incurious film, happy to diminish all complexity of its female protagonist. Alice Winocour’s Proxima is a film constructed around a single premise: that astronauts can be mothers, too. By now, this should be revelatory to exactly no one, but this script…

November 5, 2020
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