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Steve McQueen: The Desolation of Man by Chris Flay

Spoilers ahead for McQueen’s films, Shame/12 years a Slave/Hunger Film is never more personal than when a set of eyes fix themselves to the lens – drawing you in and addressing you, like one of those celebrity PSA videos that make you think, “Beyoncé looks pretty serious right now, I should probably listen to her.” 

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STORGY REVIEWS: ‘Trespass Against Us’

Anthony Self Reviews:  Trespass Against Us; Directed by Adam Smith, starring Michael Fassbender, Brendan Gleeson, and Lyndsey Marshal. A man looks to find a way to escape the criminal ways of his outlaw family. Check out more reviews on the STORGY YouTube channel.

FILM REVIEW: The Fits

First-time director Anna Rose Holmer’s The Fits is a beguiling combination of coming-of-age drama, dance movie, and quasi-horror, made on a shoestring budget and starring mostly undiscovered or non-professional young actors, including the lead, 11 year-old Royalty Hightower. As the quietly watchful but determined Toni, she is on screen for virtually the entire running time,

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FILM REVIEW: Fences

Oh, Denzel. Your charisma knows no bounds. The character that Denzel Washington is playing in Fences, a working-class father and husband who spends most of his time complaining about how hard he’s had it and telling off his kids whenever they try to follow their dreams, is, quite frankly, a bit of a shit. He

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