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Lady Bird

If you think your hometown is small, I can guarantee Christine ‘Lady Bird’ McPherson (Saorise Ronan) thinks that Sacramento is smaller. Lady Bird’s native Californian suburb is suffocating at best. For Danny O’Neill (Lucas Hedges), a vivacious theatre kid with whom Lady Bird shares a brief romance, you cannot be who you truly are. For […]

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Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Like many of acclaimed director-writer Martin McDonagh’s screenplays, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri weaves a complex and dark tale of hardship, with a tinge of Western sensitivity. Following the murder of her daughter, Mildred Hayes (Frances McDormand) shakes up an otherwise sleepy town with her bold billboards that aim to shed light on an otherwise […]

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Ingrid Goes West

“If you don’t have anyone to share anything with, then what’s the point of living?” – this is the sentiment that permeates the very core of Ingrid Goes West. Matt Spicer’s messy but fun-to-watch debut feature film charts the life of Ingrid Thorburn (Aubrey Plaza) as she navigates the roads of bereavement and mental illness […]

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Call Me By Your Name

“Somewhere in Italy”; exactly where is not important to the beauty of this small town but nowhere near small-minded romance. The perfect rural seclusion allows for unbreakable bonds of friendship and, indeed, sensual love to grow. Elio Perlman (Timothée Chalamet), the son of an esteemed academic, and Oliver (Armie Hammer), appointed by Elio’s father to […]