Movie Review: Wet Season ☔

Wet Season showcases a student-teacher relationship in a nuanced and emotional way.

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Yeo Yann Yann (left) and Koh Jia Ler (right) stars in Wet Season. CREDIT: Giraffe Pictures

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Wet Season (2019, written and directed by Anthony Chen) follows the story of a Chinese teacher Ling (Yeo Yann Yann) and her student Wei Lun (Koh Jia Ler), as they navigate their way through a complicated and inappropriate student-teacher relationship.

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Movie Review: Teen Spirit 🎤🎶

Elle Fanning shines as a pop sensation in Teen Spirit.

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Elle Fanning stars as Violet in Teen Spirit. CREDIT: LD Entertainment

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Teen Spirit (2019, written and directed by Max Minghella) felt like Elle Fanning’s debut as a full-blown pop star. The film follows 17-year-old Violet (Fanning) who competes in a British singing competition called Teen Spirit (also the title of the film).

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Movie Review: Unicorn Store 🦄✨

Unicorn Store is a whole lot of fluff about unicorns and glitter.

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Brie Larson stars as Kit in the Unicorn Store. CREDIT: Netflix

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Unicorn Store (2019, directed by Brie Larson) originally premiered in 2017 and was recently released by Netflix in 2019; it follows the story of Kit (Larson), a struggling artist who one day receives a mysterious letter that would fulfil her childhood dreams.

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8 best things that happened at the Oscars 2019 🏆

This is the first Oscars since 1989 to be host-free and it was certainly very enjoyable. Here is a recap of the best things that happened at the 91st Academy Awards.

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CREDIT: Oscars

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Movie Review: Bad Times at the El Royale 🛎️

A beautifully crafted film that is best watched without knowing anything beforehand.

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Bad Times at the El Royale stars Jeff Bridges, Cynthia Erivo, Dakota Johnson, Jon Hamm, Cailee Spaeny, Lewis Pullman, and Chris Hemsworth. CREDIT: 20th Century Fox

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Bad Times at the El Royale (2018, written and directed by Drew Goddard) is a neo-noir film which follows seven mysterious strangers who cross paths at the bi-state hotel called the El Royale. The film features a superb cast of actors, which attracted me to watch it on its opening night.

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Movie Review: The Land of Steady Habits 🚬

Midlife crisis is real in this slice of life film.

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Ben Mendelsohn (right) and Connie Britton (left) stars in The Land of Steady Habits. CREDIT: Netflix

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The Land of Steady Habits (2018, directed by Nicole Holofcener) is a slice of life type of film that I couldn’t personally relate to because I’m not a man in the 50s who is facing a midlife crisis, but Ben Mendelsohn’s performance as the character Anders Hill was definitely worth watching. The film is adapted from the novel of the same name by author Ted Thompson, and it premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival before making its debut on Netflix last weekend.

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