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Short Review: Bao

Bao isn’t particularly deep or provocative, but it does give Western audiences an intimate glimpse at a culture they are likely unfamiliar with.

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Review: Isle of Dogs

Isle of Dogs bares all the traits of Anderson’s typical work: youth activism, traumatic childhoods, paternal responsibility, etc. You could say it’s the most “Wes Anderson film” to date.

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Review: Porter Robinson & Madeon’s Shelter

Recently, Porter Robinson and Madeon (with Robotaki) went on tour for their newest single, Shelter. They’ve also released an animated music video that was trending on YouTube back in October. There’s not much to say about it lyrically; it’s a song about

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Review: Lion

Lion is so brazenly melodramatic that viewers flock to the cinema expecting a good cry. Or at least that’s the impression I got upon seeing a full house at the cinema. It’s a movie that knows what it wants, and audiences don’t mind

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Review: Cold War 2

From time to time, I like to visit a Cineplex in Markham and watch a Chinese movie with my parents. Being raised in a different country, my perspective is often radically different from my parents’ perspective. But by using Hong

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Video Games: Part 2

(This is Part 2 in a series on video games. You can read Part 1 here.) We have grown to love video games over the past few decades. As I’ve mentioned in Part 1, video games are inherently unique due to its

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Video Games: Part 1

Since the beginning of the 21st century, video games have become a staple in youth culture. Games have evolved by leaps and bounds since its early years on primitive CRTs, and has since developed into a culture that involves hundreds

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