Toronto 2019: The Other Lamb

The Other Lamb is a film that follows one young woman being raised in a cult as she starts to question everything that she knows. For Selah (Raffey Cassidy), all she knows is life with Shepherd (Michiel Huisman).  Shepherd is very strict when it comes to rules.  For one, no other men are allowed.  There is no technology allowed within the premises, either.  He takes wives who give him daughters.  As incestuous as it may…

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Tomorrowland: An Underappreciated Disney Film

The futuristic Tomorrowland, starring George Clooney and Britt Robertson, is certainly an underappreciated Disney release. Frank Walker (George Clooney) takes us back to his childhood during the 1964 World’s Fair in New York.  Young Frank unsuccessful in selling his prototype jetpack to David Nix (Hugh Laurie).  Athena (Raffey Cassidy) hands Frank a Tomorrowland pin and gives him instructions to follow her to Walt Disney’s It’s A Small World attraction.  Next thing we know, he’s transported…

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TIFF 2018: Vox Lux

Led by one of the best performances of Natalie Portman’s career, Vox Lux follows one woman as she sings her way into stardom and beyond. When we first meet her in 1999, Celeste (Raffey Cassidy, as the younger version) is just like any ordinary student in school.  This is until one student, Colin, becomes very aggressive and practically shoots the entire class.  While Celeste lives, she suffers from an awful spinal injury as a result.…

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