Fantasia Film Festival 2020: The Columnist

Internet trolls are so common that we expect their bad behavior, especially behind a keyboard's safety. In Ivo Van Aart’s timely thriller, The Columnist, we see how online bullying takes a toll on freedom of speech. Femke (Katja Herbers) is a columnist and author who is regularly dragged on the internet for her opinion. Her... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: Lucky

A woman’s fight to gain independence is a constant one. In Natasha Kermani’s Lucky, we see a motivational writer struggle to take her own advice within an endless loop fighting an unknown assailant. May (Brea Grant) is a successful self-help author, but her latest book isn’t doing so well. She’s also trying to reconnect with... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: Lapsis

Having multiple jobs is common in today’s economy, with side hustle after side hustle surfacing in the precarious workforce landscape. In Noah Hutton’s too close for comfort Lapsis, we get a glimpse of what could be with big conglomerates, competition in the job market, and automation. Ray (Dean Imperial) is a courier who looks after... Continue Reading →

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