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by Nicholas Yap Film Horizon Line

Nina Wu | Midi Z

Nina Wu‘s early patience and promise unfortunately gives way to a more sensationalized, ill-conceived study of trauma. Hailed as Taiwan’s answer to the #MeToo movement — a bizarre, flip cultural essentialism for its apparent belief in the historical discontinuity of art centered around accountability,…

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by Daniel Gorman Film Genre Views

Lapsis | Noah Hutton

Lapsis mines much of its dystopic power through appropriately small-scale world-building and clear-eyed rhetoric. Noah Hutton’s Lapsis is a genuine curiosity, a micro-budget sci-fi feature that blends speculative technology and a dry sense of humor with Ken Loach-style political agitprop. The world of Lapsis looks…

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