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3 Screenshots: A Monster Calls

February 11, 2017 – 6:56 pm
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A Monster Calls was my favorite film of 2016, but if failed to earn an Academy Award nomination for Best Picture.

CNN’s Finding Jesus Returns for Second Season

February 11, 2017 – 5:35 pm

The subtitle of CNN’s Finding Jesus is Faith, Fact, Forgery.

Jonathan: LGBTQ Film or Simply a Film about Family? (with director interview)

February 7, 2017 – 9:51 am
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“The only way they have is to pretend to be someone else, and this is such a tragedy”

Akron (King & O’Donnell, 2015)

February 4, 2017 – 7:05 pm
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Benny (Matthew Frias), is a college student living the kind of charmed, fairy-tale existence that one imagines only places like Akron, Ohio afford to Hispanic gay kids.

Captain Fantastic — A Homeschooler’s Perspective

January 22, 2017 – 10:28 pm
(l to r) Viggo Mortensen stars as Ben and Annalise Basso as Vespyr in CAPTAIN FANTASTIC, a Bleecker Street release.
Credit: Wilson Webb / Bleecker Street

As someone who grew up homeschooled, I have become accustomed to negative portrayals of homeschooling throughout media. Homeschoolers are awkward, they don’t know how to socialize, or as one comedian put it, “They’re like if an alien took over a regular kid’s body.”