Monthly Archives: December 2015

Review: The Night Before

The holiday movie has become a staple in American cinematic culture. We all remember these films fondly: A Christmas Story, It’s a Wonderful Life, Home Alone, Die Hard. With reference to these kinds of movies, Jonathan Levine’s The Night Before attempts to emulate the same

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Confessions of a Facebook Introvert

If you’re reading this, you probably got linked here from my Facebook. I’ve seen you in my periphery, on the sidebar with all my other friends. Chances are, we haven’t seen each other in a long time. Alternatively, you’ve met me

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Review: Wadjda

Written and directed by Haifaa al-Mansour, Wadjda is a landmark in many ways. It is 1) the first film shot entirely in Saudi Arabia by 2) the first female Saudi filmmaker in 3) her directorial debut. It’s a simple story told

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