Female Rage meets “The Nice Guy”

by Denis Zhou Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman (2020) “A young woman, traumatised by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.”…

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Female Rage meets “The Nice Guy”

by Denis Zhou Carey Mulligan in Promising Young Woman (2020) “A young woman, traumatised by a tragic event in her past, seeks out vengeance against those who crossed her path.”…

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SFS Showcase #1: Children In Society

Programmer’s Note by Morris Yang Get your tickets now here. Be an SFS member today to watch these exclusively curated movies for free or at a discounted rate!   It…

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Bright, bittersweet love in The Umbrellas of Cherbourg (1964) and La La Land (2016)

Designed by: Nurin From the bright pastel umbrellas in motion to that jazzy score by Michel Legrand in the opening scene, fans of La La Land (2016) would not be…

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Let’s Get Physical (with safe-distancing measures)

TAIPEI FILM FESTIVAL 2020 SETS THE BAR FOR PHYSICAL EVENTS IN PRESENT COVID-TIMES The new normal has us at our laptops at odd hours, attending more film festivals, music gigs,…

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Film Journals #5 – YouTube: The New French New Wave

It’s easy to nit-pick at the flaws of YouTube videos and label them as “trashy” or “low production value”. But in this episode, we will compare YouTube’s history to that…

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Film Journals #4 – How Shane Dawson Manipulated His Audience? Tiger King, 13 Reasons Why

Is sensationalism really always a bad thing, or could it actually do good as well? In this episode, we look at trending web series such as Netflix’s Tiger King and…

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