PARADISE HILLS – Review by Nikki Baughan

An off-kilter, steampunk blend of Disney, The Handmaids Tale and The Stepford Wives, writer/director Alice Waddington’s feature debut is entirely as intriguing as that sounds. A visually unique, narratively striking study of society’s attempts to control women, to mold them into an acceptable version of femininity, its determinedly fantastical elements are anchored by its strong themes and excellent performances.

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MOVIE OF THE WEEK, May 26 to June 2, 2017: THE FIFTH ELEMENT

motw logo 1-35Leeloo is back! SONY marks the 20 anniversary of Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element and its iconic heroine with theatrical re-release and July delivery of a special edition 4K UHD. Milla Jovovich’s Leeloo is perfection, a supreme being who has unique survival skills and high power compassion. The film is still visually stunning, thrilling to watch. Continue reading…

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