MARY SHELLEY (2018): Review by Dayna Hagewood
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MARY SHELLEY (2018): Review by Dayna Hagewood

Directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour (who co-wrote the screenplay with Emma Jensen), Mary Shelley is a literary period piece recounting the legendary story of Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin’s late teenage years, leading up to the creation of her famous masterpiece, Frankenstein. The film circles around many of the prominent literary figures of the early romantic period in…

BOOM FOR REAL (2017): Review by Maiya Pascouche
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BOOM FOR REAL (2017): Review by Maiya Pascouche

In Boom for Real: The Late Teenage Years of Jean-Michel Basquiat, director Sara Driver captures the raw creativity of the world renowned artist Jean-Michel Basquiat before his height of commercial success. Through interviews and period film footage, music, and pictures from the time, Driver paints a portrait of Basquiat pre-fame and before anyone was driven…