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David is a film aficionado from Colchester, Connecticut. He enjoys writing, reading, analyzing, and of course, watching movies. His favorite genres are westerns, crime dramas, horror, and sci-fis. He also enjoys binge-watching TV shows on Netflix.

DEADPOOL 2: More of the Same But Still Great Fun

Though struggling with its initial attempts to find its footing, Deadpool 2's overall sense of exuberance and self-aware nonsensicality is still evident throughout, showcasing

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Though Duck Butter's attempts to distinguish itself in an overloaded genre are admirable, it is unfortunately too undercooked to be a fully-fledged success. 

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Tribeca Reviews: Women-Directed Coming-of-Age Films: ALL THESE SMALL MOMENTS, LEMONADE, THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST, and LITTLE WOODS

David Fontana discusses four films directed by women that show transitional periods of life, from an adolescent teen to an immigrant mother attempting to

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Tribeca Reviews: Foreign Zombie Flicks: THE NIGHT EATS THE WORLD & CARGO

Both The Night Eats the World and Cargo, despite their differing subjects and approaches, manage to bring both meat and brains to the zombie film.

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Tribeca Reviews: Small Community-Focused Documentaries: PHANTOM COWBOYS and ISLAND OF THE HUNGRY GHOSTS

Both Phantom Cowboys and Island of the Hungry Ghosts are finely wrought documentaries which also touch on universal themes. Though taking place in isolated communities, they reflect on

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PICKINGS: Derivative & Pulpy But Shows Potential

Whether basking in the glory of its noir-style lighting, or admiring its Ennio Morricone-influenced score, or even if just a fan of the hodgepodge of films

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THE MIRACLE SEASON: Feel-Good Biopic Hits Familiar Beats

With energetic sports play, a respect for its story and characters, and a slightly heavier final takeaway, The Miracle Season rises above the pitfalls

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I KILL GIANTS: Low Budget Fantasy-Drama is Ambitious but Uneven

Though grounded by a strong presence in the young Madison Wolfe, I Kill Giants is often too dreary to be truly engaging, and too under-realized

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VERONICA: A Typical Demonic Possession Film with a Surprising Heart

Despite a tendency to overdo it when it comes to the scares themselves, Paco Plaza's Veronica contains enough focus on character and symbolism to be

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SWEET COUNTRY: Magnificent Australian Western Touches on Universal Themes

With poignancy, grit, and proficiency, Sweet Country gazes out at the vast Australian outback while also deeply examining the darkness of humanity within.

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