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Shoplifters, Four Ways

Shoplifters, Four Ways

August 10th 2018 | MIFF 2018 International Films Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
Four participants from this year's Critics Campus - Sam Harris, Eliza Janssen, Claire White, and James Waters - tackle Hirokazu Kore-eda's Shoplifters from four different perspectives.
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The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Four Ways

The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Four Ways

August 10th 2018 |
Desiree Akhavan's The Miseducation of Cameron Post is approached from four different perspectives by MIFF2018 Critics Campus participants Ivana Brehas, Debbie Zhou, Valerie Ng, and André Shannon.
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It’s Like He Was Never Really Here:  How Lynne Ramsay Externalises Inner Trauma in You Were Never Really Here

It’s Like He Was Never Really Here: How Lynne Ramsay Externalises Inner Trauma in You Were Never Really Here

August 10th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Debbie Zhou considers Lynne Ramsay's breathtaking You Were Never Really Here through the lens of her previous films.
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Bodied: Look What You Made Joseph Kahn Do

Bodied: Look What You Made Joseph Kahn Do

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 participant Sam Harris celebrates the work of Joseph Kahn through the release of his latest feature, Bodied.
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Third Wave Nicolas Cage

Third Wave Nicolas Cage

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 participant Eliza Janssen braves the wild, weird world of Nicolas Cage in anticipation of the upcoming Cage-A-Thon!
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Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

Like How I Pictured It: Fangirls and the Enduring Power of the Boyband

August 9th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Documentary Critics Campus 67th MIFF
From the sweaty front row of the MIFF2018 Critics Campus, participant Ivana Brehas writes about Jessica Leski’s I Used to Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story
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Dance in the Art Film

Dance in the Art Film

August 8th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Dance Critics Campus 67th MIFF
Inspired by Gaspar Noé’s Climax, MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant André Shannon’s video essay looks into the relationship between dance and art film
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The Killer Teen Queens of Thoroughbreds

The Killer Teen Queens of Thoroughbreds

August 8th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Claire White goes in for the kill in her review of Cory Finley's luscious Thoroughbreds
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What Do You Want to Hear? On the Quasi-Musical Filmography of Jia Zhangke

What Do You Want to Hear? On the Quasi-Musical Filmography of Jia Zhangke

August 8th 2018 | MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
James Waters’ debut piece for the MIFF2018 Critics Campus is a deep dive into the work of Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke
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Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Refugee Experience

Other Worlds: Spirituality and the Refugee Experience

August 7th 2018 | Women Filmmakers MIFF 2018 Film Criticism Critics Campus 67th MIFF
MIFF2018 Critics Campus participant Valerie Ng explores the spiritual side of the refugee experience through Gabrielle Brady’s The Island of the Hungry Ghosts and Beatriz Seigner’s Los Silencios.
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