Blue Jean (2022) – Review

Film critic Calum Cooper reviews Georgia Oakley’s directorial debut “Blue Jean”, a triumphant Indie film that is quietly scathing of prejudice, and proudly celebrant of the LGBTQ+ community. Continue reading Blue Jean (2022) – Review

Women Talking (2022) – A Roundtable of Reviews

In this special feature for In Their Own League, various writers from the league come together to share their thoughts on Sarah Polley’s “Women Talking”, in celebration of the film’s themes and structure. Continue reading Women Talking (2022) – A Roundtable of Reviews

Review: Nocebo

Year: 2022 Runtime: 98 minutes Director: Lorcan Finnegan Writer: Garret Shanley Stars: Eva Green, Chai Fonacier, Mark Strong, Billie Gadsdon, Cathy Belton By Harris Dang “Nocebo” (2022) tells the story of Christine (Eva Green), a fashion designer who has become mysteriously afflicted with an unknown disease. The doctors are flummoxed as to what the disease actually is and her husband Felix (Mark Strong) and daughter … Continue reading Review: Nocebo

Film Review: Slash/Back

Year: 2022 Runtime:  86 minutes Director: Nyla Innuksuk Writer: Ryan Kavan, Nyla Innuksuk Cast: Tasiana Shirley, Nalajoss Ellsworth, Chelsea Prusky, Alexis Wolfe By Tom Moore With her feature directorial debut, “Slash/Back”, Nyla Innuksuk delivers an incredibly fun original sci-fi horror flick that manages to mostly work past its shortcomings through some good satirical bite and awesome alien horror. The film takes viewers into Pangnirtung, locally … Continue reading Film Review: Slash/Back

NYFF 60 Review: Aftersun

Year: 2022 Runtime:  96 minutes Director: Charlotte Wells Writer: Charlotte Wells Cast: Paul Mescal, Frankie Corio, Celia Rowlson-Hall, Harry Perdios, Sally Mesham By Tom Moore With her feature directorial debut, “Aftersun,” Charlotte Wells crafts a deeply emotional and at times painful slice of life story that evokes the struggles of looking back while showcasing two incredible performances. The film sees a woman named Sophie (Celia … Continue reading NYFF 60 Review: Aftersun

NYFF 60 Review: Corsage

Year: 2022 Runtime:  114 minutes Director: Marie Kreutzer Writer: Marie Kreutzer Cast: Vicky Krieps, Colin Morgan, Florian Teichtmeister, Katharina Lorenz, Jeanne Werner By Tom Moore The newest film from writer/director Marie Kreutzer, “Corsage,” brings along Vicky Krieps for a surprisingly funny and, at times, heartbreaking tale of perceptive beauty that centers on an empress full of rebellious charm and personal strife. The film sees Krieps play … Continue reading NYFF 60 Review: Corsage