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Film Review: Mid90s Looks Back To An Older Time Without Calling It Simpler

1 month ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival .
Mid90s is so perfectly evocative of its eponymous time period that it can make a 30-something reviewer who lived through it ache with recognition and nostalgia. The attention to era-appropriate realism, from the set and costume design to the indie rock and hip-hop soundtrack, is incredible. There are Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and Ren and Stimpy linens on the bed. Carefully organized CD collections on the shelves. Almost everyone under 20 is wearing a crumbling graphic...
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Film Review: Halloween Delivers Tricks, Treats, and Decent Fan Fiction to Series

Film Review: Halloween Delivers Tricks, Treats, and Decent Fan Fiction to Series

1 month ago   |   By Consequence of Sound

The following review was originally published as part of our coverage of the 2018 T oronto International Film Festival.
Watching the 2018 edition of Halloween often feels like reading a decent fan fiction. This isn't necessarily a criticism. Fanfic is a valid vital part of any fandom, and there's plenty of it out there that rivals the best canon offerings from many franchises. It's simply the best way to explain its relationship to the original: This is a film clearly made by people with an intense knowledge of - and fondness for - the source material. It also interacts with that source...
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