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Credit: Fantasia Fest
by M.G. Mailloux Film Horizon Line

JUMBO | Zoé Wittock

JUMBO manages to imbue its tricky material with sensitivity but at the expensive of teasing out much of its considerable potential. It’s not often that object sexuality (or, OS for the sake of brevity) is discussed outside the confines of lurid reality television, and as…

February 17, 2021
Credit: IFC Films
by Steven Warner Film Horizon Line

Blithe Spirit | Edward Hall

Blithe Spirit‘s attempts at screwball comedy land with a dull, well-costumed thud. Mounting another film adaptation of Noel Coward’s Blithe Spirit isn’t a heretical act; the work itself was always considered minor Coward, and the 1945 film version was met with moderate fanfare and…

February 17, 2021
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