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Serena Seghedoni

I quote obscure movie references in conversations and take disappointing book endings way too seriously. I take life lessons from Dawson’s Creek, I’ve written a dissertation on Joker, and I once had to explain to the security guards at the airport that the ‘sharp item’ they found in my bag was, in fact, a Harry Potter wand.

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Pietro Castellitto on Enea: Venice Interview

We interview writer-director-star Pietro Castellitto on Enea, his Venice-premiering film about characters who “make up a war in order to feel life.”

Evil Does Not Exist: Film Review

With Evil Does Not Exist, Ryūsuke Hamaguchi delivers the ultimate revenge thriller disguised as a quiet environmental drama.

Hoard Interview: Luna Carmoon, Saura Lightfoot Leon & Joseph Quinn

We interview writer-director Luna Carmoon and stars Saura Lightfoot Leon & Joseph Quinn on Hoard, a film about love, trauma, and motherhood.

The Killer (Netflix): Fincher Film Review

In The Killer (Netflix), David Fincher subverts the revenge neo-noir genre with the ironic character study of a tedious, sociopathic hit man.

Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person Review

Sara Montpetit shines in Humanist Vampire Seeking Consenting Suicidal Person, a stunning film that’s full of personality but suffers from an unfocused plot.

The Palace: Venice Film Review

Roman Polanski’s Alps-set “eat-the-rich” satire The Palace spends its entire runtime setting up a grand finale that never comes.

Hoard (2023) Film Review

In Luna Carmoon’s Hoard, a teenager comes to terms with the abuse and love she experienced as a child, and ultimately discovers who she is when the two things are combined.

Poor Things: Venice Film Review

Yorgos Lanthimos’ Poor Things is an exquisitely layered ode to our inner ‘monsters’, revolving around a woman who dares to be free in a society dominated by men.

El Conde (Netflix) Venice Film Review

Pablo Larraín’s El Conde is neither as funny nor as original as it thinks it is, but it will still satisfy fans of the director’s trademarks.

Good Omens Season 2 Review

Both hysterically funny and surprisingly moving, Season 2 of Good Omens will make fans very happy, even if it ends where it should have begun.