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“Fifty Shades” made history bringing sex to mainstream cinema

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With one scenario more naive than the next, “Fifty Shades Freed” also forces the voyeurs to re-evaluate the power shifts in relationships. Scenes of seemingly perfect couplehood and perfect sex…

Entering the world of a trans woman in “A Fantastic Woman”

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Independent films that feature a trans character have been platform for cis actors to stretch their ability to play trans characters. This is the first time that a trans actor in real life…

A strong western soars in “Hostiles”

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(中文) 其實一般西部電影,情節離不開仇恨、暴力、復仇。一部高素質的西部片則取決於這些人物之間緊張關係和電影節奏的掌握
[en:]Hate, violence and vengeance do not drift far from this western. Still, the success of “Hostiles” comes from an impressive control in the tension between the key players and the pacing of their change…

A kidnapping that reveals the real J. Paul Getty

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Getty may be a tough main character to empathize and like, that makes it logical to focus the story on the mother Gail and the negotiator Fletcher…

“Downsizing” questions: what makes your truly happy?

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What an original idea! Yet, isn’t this the question that we all have on our minds? Wouldn’t you want lavish lifestyle with only a middle-income salary?

“Call Me by Your Name” is Screening Room’s Pick for Best Film of 2017

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Masterfully adapted from André Aciman endearing novel, viewers are effortlessly transported to Italy’s countryside where clothes are draped across the body with a lazy ease while the fruits of summer roll onto the breakfast table as if that is their destiny…

Magical “The Shape of Water” becomes a timely social commentary

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“The Shape of Water” picked up the Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival this year. This is the latest work from Mexican Director Guillermo Del Toro who is almost always associated with making horror and fantasy films…

“The Disaster Artist:” A bittersweet tale in Hollywood’s shadow

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Based on the real life story behind what’s known as the best worst film of all time “The Room,” James Franco casts himself and brother Dave to play…

“Coco” ventures into unchartered territority of the dead

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“Coco” excels beautifully the strength of its original works. The central character of the kid Miguel is likable though not without the usual naivety as his biggest flaw…

“Last Flag Flying” pays a moving tribute to the nation’s fighters

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[zh:] 電影帶觀眾體驗父親喪子的痛楚,感受被國家欺騙的背叛。士兵奮勇作戰,但是國家卻經常無法給予他們應有的對待…
[en:] The film shares the pain of a father who has lost his son, deepened by the country’s lies and betrayal. Soldiers are expected to give their all in the battlefield but…