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8 Great

AFI Fest 2020 Review: ‘Uncle Frank’ Bravely Confronts Southern Family Values

Joseph Braverman reviews Uncle Frank, Alan Ball's family drama starring Paul Bettany, which screened at AFI Fest 2020.

7 Good

Middleburg Film Festival Day 1+2: ‘Sylvie’s Love,’ ‘Sound of Metal,’ ‘The Dissident’ and More

A series of reviews from Alan French from the first two days at the Middleburg Film Festival. The films being reviewed in this article are Sylvie's Love, Sound of Metal, The Dissident, and I Am Greta.

AFI Fest 2020 Review: ‘I’m Your Woman’ Features Rachel Brosnahan At Her Best

Adriana Gomez-Weston reviews Julia Hart's I'm Your Woman, starring Rachel Brosnahan, the opening night film for AFI Fest 2020.

‘The Lie’ Review: The Truth Is Frustrating

After a teen pushes her friend off of a bridge, her parents try to keep the blame off of her.

5 Average

‘Black Box’ Review: The Fear of Memory Loss

A man with memory loss gets involved with an experiment that makes him question his life.

7.2 Good

NYFF 2020 Review: John Boyega Burns With Righteous Indignation in ‘Red, White and Blue’

Spotlights the true story of Leroy Logan, who at a young age saw his father assaulted by two policemen, motivating him to join the Metropolitan Police and change their racist attitudes from within.

NYFF 2020 Review: ‘Mangrove’ is a Blistering Activist Drama for Our Times

Mangrove tells this true story of The Mangrove Nine, who clashed with London police in 1970. The trial that followed was the first judicial acknowledgment of behavior motivated by racial hatred within...

NYFF 2020 Review: ‘Lovers Rock’ Is a Warm, Enticing Celebration of Black Communities

Lovers Rock finds the always daring Steve McQueen (Hunger, 12 Years a Slave) in an ecstatic yet no less formally bold mode. Produced as part of McQueen’s ambitious, multifaceted Small Axe, an antholog...

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