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Laura is a proud editor and film critic for Film Inquiry. If you talk to her about cigars or movies, you will forever be her favorite. Letterboxd:

DON'T BREATHE And Don't Go Into The Basement

Have you ever had a dream where you were being chased? In this dream, were you being pursued by a faceless monster? Or perhaps

COLONIA: A Vanilla Depiction Of History

In 1973, Augusto Pinochet seized power in Chile and demoted the previous civilian rule to replace it with a military dictatorship. Colonia Dignidad, commanded

LOVE & OTHER LIES: A Pursuit Of Happiness

We are often faced with circumstances that challenge us in ways we feel unprepared to face. Sometimes, these challenges come in the form of

THE BLACKCOAT'S DAUGHTER: The Film You Aren't Ready To See (But Should)

In order to grasp the ferocity of the film formerly known as February, we need to start at the beginning. Set primarily in an


In Matthew Solomon’s Chatter, Agent Martin Takagi (Tohoru Masamune) comes across the intimate video chats of married couple while monitoring Internet traffic for the Department

Fantasy & Freedom In AMERICAN BEAUTY: A Rose By Another Name

Many of us find escape in our imagination. Fantasy allows our mind to slip away into worlds that differ in ways both big and