Depression in itself is often shown onscreen to be the symptom of… MoreDepression in itself is often shown onscreen to be the symptom of something bigger e.g. grief, anorexia, drug use etc. In reality a large amount of people suffer this debilitating mental illness which has no clear cause, and it's nothing to scoff at. Depression leaves you hollow, self-hating, and drained in more than one way.
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Everyone loves a good survival story. Better yet, everyone loves a… MoreEveryone loves a good survival story. Better yet, everyone loves a story about a woman surviving. Women are often shown to be pliable, haphazard people who aren't emotionally, as well as physically, strong enough to survive the harsh conditions of the elements. Based on Cheryl Strayed's memoir of the same name, "Wild" delves into the psyche of a lost young woman, trying to become found.
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There's something insanely engrossing about seeing real footage of… MoreThere's something insanely engrossing about seeing real footage of cults. Stemming from the suburban paranoia of the fifties, cults have always been seen as the black hole from which engaged, bright teenagers disappear forever. Legions of drug addicted, listless, pothead young people, flocked to the arms of the omnipotent Father Yod, leader of the Source Family; who are the subjects of this documentary.
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This is the newly christened "original" horror movie of this year,… MoreThis is the newly christened "original" horror movie of this year, which has prompted critics to fall to their knees in complete worship of debuting director and writer, David Robert Mitchell. While there are some new concepts, themes, and kills, "It Follows" doesn't always live up to its remarkable concept.
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