Month: March 2020

Why Tangerine (2015) is more relevant than ever this International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women’s Day, NFF volunteer Rhiannon Talbot-Arnold takes a look at the fruitful message underneath the skin of Sean Baker’s 2015 film Tangerine and explains why it’s more relevant than ever, even five years since the film’s release. Tangerine’s premiere at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival sparked a flurry of critical commentary; critics were…

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Confessions (2010) – Film Review

Confessions (natively known as Kokuhaku) is a difficult film to review as a single picture, since it really doesn’t feel like it is one. The 2010 revenge-focused crime/mystery thriller, directed by former comedy filmmaker Tetsuya Nakashima, is crafted with a clear split in the narrative at around the thirty-minute mark. At this point, the story…

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