From the opening shot of director Alexandre Moratto’s Brazilian coming-of-age drama, Socrates, audiences will recognize that they are in for a very personal, brutally honest, and unrelenting emotional journey following the life of a struggling young teen in São Paulo…. Read More ›
Despite possessing great promise, drama “Into the Mirror” struggles as its pulled in multiple directions.
Looking at the title for something like Into the Mirror is interesting to begin with. With a title like that, one might seriously consider this to be a very interesting, and maybe a metaphorical, horror movie. From director Lois Stevenson,… Read More ›
Having a transgender protagonist is something that hasn’t been explored much to in Hollywood movies, but Flavio Alves’s directorial debut, The Garden Left Behind, is an organic and interesting way of capturing an individual who feels misplaced and misguided. The… Read More ›
Audiences will quickly compare Saturday Church to Moonlight, the 2017 Best Picture Oscar winner which also tells a personal, character-driven story about a boy’s search for self at the intersection of sexual identity and race. While both excel at telling… Read More ›