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Bee Garner: Editor & Founder Hi there! I’m Bianca Garner AKA Bee, and you probably have heard all about me already. I shall keep this bio rather short as the rest of the team are far more interesting! I graduated in BA (Hons) Film & Television Studies and have found my way into film criticism.… Read more
Please note, the below article refers to sexual violence and depiction of rape and therefore may not be suitable for all readers By Mique Watson You might have heard of this film’s controversy–that it garnered hundreds of walkouts when it premiered at Cannes, while on the other hand–those that stayed sang praises about it. One… Read more
Generally, when news breaks at a film festival that a film gets a standing ovation, sometimes even between 10 to 20 minutes, it’s pretty clear that it’s well-received. If no news really breaks for the film or bad reviews come out, it’s easily labeled as bad. However, as a horror fan, when news breaks that a film makes people sick when they watch it and possibly even need medical attention, there’s that gut feeling you get that this film is special. This was the reaction when writer/director Julia Ducournau’s feature debut, “Raw,” made an appearance at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Personally, I remember hearing about “Raw” and being intrigued by its rave reviews and reaction but have always struggled to pull the trigger and give it a watch.
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