TIFF 2021: Earwig

Image Courtesy of TIFF Lucile Hadžihalilović’s latest film Earwig is a bleak tableau of strange, artistic nihilism. Albert (Paul Hilton) is tasked with looking after a little girl Mia (Romaine Hemelaers). He must change an intricate headgear that collects what looks like her saliva, freeze those drippings in a cast for teeth, and fit her with previously... Continue Reading →

The Women of Hounds of Love (Spoilers Ahead)

In Hounds of Love, Ben Young’s first feature-length film, a murderous couple in the city of Perth, Australia, stalks teenage girls to fulfil their sexual fantasies. The acts are orchestrated by John (Stephen Curry), a sexual predator who is cold, mean and conniving. His character is riveting because Young gives you just enough to wonder... Continue Reading →

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