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Tag: Comedy

TIFF 2018 Review: Jonah Hill’s ‘Mid90s’

“The influence of Larry Clark’s 1995 cult film ‘Kids’ may be all over ‘Mid90s,’ but Hill has a more tender and perhaps more realistic approach of his young subjects: they are smart enough to know when they’re going too far.”

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TIFF 2018: The French Affair – A Review of Louis Garrel’s ‘A Faithful Man’

“Within the power plays of a self-aware love triangle, Garrel examines love, sex and companionship and tries to get to a point where everyone meets and exists in perfect harmony. It’s a tug of war between these three, and the final result is basically a test of which one outlives the others.”

Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes: Fashioning the Love Triangle in ‘The Philadelphia Story’

“‘The Philadelphia Story’ situated itself at a turning point in 20th century history, between the destitution of the Great Depression and the destruction of World War II (along with the following boom). It’s in this moment, one of not knowing where America would end up next, that the film exists…”

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