TIFF 2022: Riceboy Sleeps

★★★★ (Written by Allison Brown) Riceboy Sleeps, a tender coming-of-age film, broke my heart into a million pieces. What starts off as a wonderful fish-out-of-water immigrant tale bearing striking similarity to 2020’s Minari, morphs into a story much deeper and more tragic. Writer/director Anthony Shim follows young single mother So-Young (Choi Seung-yoon), and her charming … Continue reading TIFF 2022: Riceboy Sleeps

Film Review: Last Night in Soho

★★★★★ (Written by Allison Brown) Edgar Wright has developed a singular masterpiece with new horror-thriller, Last Night in Soho. I went in expecting a psychological mindfuck, but there is so much more to this fantastic film! There is mystery, strong undertones of feminism, an iconic 60s score, stunning cinematography, a surplus of metaphorical devices (particularly … Continue reading Film Review: Last Night in Soho

TIFF 2021 Wrap-Up

The Toronto International Film Festival, or TIFF for short, is one of the biggest film festivals in the world. This year, we covered the fest entirely virtually, save a few in-person NYC screenings. Even though we missed out on some big movies due to being inaccessible to United States press (including Award-winning Belfast, Dune, The … Continue reading TIFF 2021 Wrap-Up

Interview: Actors Haley Lu Richardson and Owen Teague

One of the best films at 2021’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) was the searing intimate drama, Montana Story. Both Allison and I adored this dark story, and are individually huge fans of lead actors Haley Lu Richardson and Owen Teague, so we were thrilled to chat with them! Our special guests this week answer … Continue reading Interview: Actors Haley Lu Richardson and Owen Teague