Amy Ryan

Film Review: Strange But True is an ambitious neo-noir thriller

October 16, 2019

When Rowan Athale‘s ambitious neo-noir thriller Strange But True opens on the sight of a panicked Nick Robinson running from an unseen threat – with a broken leg, of all things – there’s an immediate sense of intrigue that settles in. Just what he is running from is gradually revealed when the film takes us […]

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Film Review: Beautiful Boy (USA, 2018) is a powerful meditation on drug addiction, told by a user’s helpless father

October 21, 2018

We always hurt the ones we love the most. This is certainly the case with Beautiful Boy. The film is an emotional drama about a father who is grappling with his son’s drug addiction. It’s a very human and poignant story. This film is the English language debut for director, Felix Van Groeningen. The plot […]

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