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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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Shrinking (Apple TV+): Episode 3 Review

In Shrinking ‘s Episode 3, the Apple TV+ series delivers another witty, fun but also heartwrenching episode, with more meddling and more growth for our protagonists.

Magazine Dreams (2023 Film): Sundance Review

Jonathan Majors excels in Magazine Dreams, but the film is too artificial to measure up to Taxi Driver, from which it clearly takes inspiration.

Shrinking: Apple TV+ Series Review (Episodes 1 & 2)

Apple TV+’s Shrinking takes a clever premise and turns it into a series that’s both hilarious and insightful, with irresistible characters you’ll immediately get attached to.

Broadway Rising (Film Review): The Show Must Go On

In her documentary Broadway Rising, Amy Rice shows us how covid affected the theatre community, and how the show eventually “went on” and improved itself thanks to their resilience.

Spirited (Apple TV+) Review: That Christmas Morning Feelin’

Though a little too crammed with themes and ideas, Spirited is a heartwarming Christmas musical about love, redemption, and possibility.

Wakanda Forever Review: The King is Dead but Black Panther Lives

Wakanda Forever is the best Black Panther sequel it could have been, acting both as a tribute to Boseman and a poignant story about change and rebirth.

The Inspection (Film Review): Looking for Acceptance

Jeremy Pope elevates Elegance Bratton’s autobiographical film The Inspection, a movie that perhaps works best as a story within a story.

The Stranger (Netflix) 2022 Film: LFF Review

Coming soon to Netflix, Thomas M. Wright’s film The Stranger is both a distressing true crime drama inspired by actual events and a gripping, irresistible character study.

Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power: Film Review

Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power won’t be revolutionary to those acquainted with Laura Mulvey’s work on the male gaze, but it’s a good introduction on the subject.

My Policeman (Film Review): Cast Shines in Riveting Adaptation - LFF

Great performances elevate My Policeman, a wholly absorbing film about love, loss and prejudice, revolving around three people who unwittingly destroy one another.