Harpocrates (or, how to run away quietly) (2023) Movie Review

Harpocrates is a psychological thriller that is blistering with a deep underscoring of sadness. Whether it is an analogy depicting the inner turmoil of post-traumatic stress, anxiety, depression, or another calamity, it is certain to provoke a swell of unsettling emotional thought. And that is more than one can say for a large majority of other psychological shorts. Therefore, I remain ever optimistic that this creative team will showcase thought-provoking films for many years to come. And I will be ready to interpret them with glee.

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The Banshees of Inisherin (2022) Movie Review

Banshees is a complex film weaving its characters in delightful threads and tapestries that turn and twist over one another in ways that feel painful and comical all at once. It’s a film about people who say what they mean and commit harshly to what they say. It’s a film that looks kindly on animals and cruelly on men as they bemoan the inevitable passing of time as existence passes onward in a sea of untamed misery.

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