SHADOW IN THE CLOUD (TIFF20) – Review by Pam Grady

Shadow in the Cloud is like a big hit of dopamine, pure pleasure. Roseanne Liang keeps the tension high and the action flowing, but her ace is the fly girl in the turret. Chloë Grace Moretz inhabits this fearless woman with grace, athleticism, and elan. Ten years after Kick-Ass, she is still a superhero.

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SHADOW IN THE CLOUD (TIFF20) – Review by Alexandra Heller-Nicholas

A woman in extremely difficult circumstances fights to survive and have her professional expertise recognized on her merits in an industry where disgusting, violent sexual predators rise to the top. Shadow in the Cloud is a satisfying genre ride that barrels along at a cracking pace, never sacrificing its thrills for her unwavering focus on gender politics, power, abuse and the perils of being a woman in a male-dominated workplace.

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THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST — Review by Diane Carson

The title The Miseducation of Cameron Post announces quite clearly the message of the film. After teenager Cameron gets caught by her boyfriend making out with a female classmate, her guardians send her to God’s Promise, a religious boarding school that works mightily to guide its residents, called disciples, to a holy path following scripture’s tenets.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, January 18-24: THE 5TH WAVE

Opening January 22, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is The 5th Wave, which stars Chloe Grace Moretz (Clouds of Sils Maria, Let Me In) as a teenager struggling to survive after alien attacks have destroyed most of Planet Earth.. Read on…

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, April 6-12: CLOUDS OF SILS MARIA

Opening April 10, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Clouds of Sils Maria, the new drama from French writer/director Olivier Assayas which stars Juliette Binoche as a veteran actress forced to confront both her past and her future. Read on…

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