We Met in Virtual Reality – first look review

He shot the whole thing using a VRC lens camera so that the viewer will experience the stories within the world of social VR, rather than outside of it. Sonically, there’s a variety of music that heightens the viewer’s experience as we are taken on the characters’ journeys. In a pandemic era, such things are precious and worth savouring. And for that alone, it’s an enjoyable ride that’s worthy of our time. We Met in Virtual Reality – first look review The first feature doc to be shot entirely inside…

Nothing Compares – first look review

She refuses to become the packaged pop singer her label wants. As we are reminded later, abortion is only legalized in 2015, almost 30 years after her label try (unsuccessfully) to force her to abort her own child for the sake of their cash investment. As Peaches, one of several figures interviewed in the film attests, the moment is pure performance art. It remains one of the most exhilarating moments of live music television. Her response: to shave her head. There are powerful moments throughout this likeable and very watchable…

Fresh – first look review

Published 22 Jan 2022 Share this Noa seems to get over this quite quickly, because hey – he might be a cannibal, but Steve’s got his own home and he’s cute, which are two qualities hard to ignore in the millennial hellscape that is contemporary romance. Gibbs) cares so much about her, given that Noa shows precious little in interest in anyone but herself. A slick, beautifully-produced film, Fresh benefits from some excellent interiors (say what you want about psychopaths, they can decorate the hell out of a lair) but…

When You Finish Saving the World – first look review

Ziggy attempts to bond with the girl he has a crush on (Lila, played by Alisha Boe) by demonstrating his activist credentials, but Lila sees through him, and even when she gives him a chance, Ziggy’s self-absorbed nature strikes again. Eisenberg is smart as a storyteller to correct this self-righteous streak by demonstrating how Evelyn and Ziggy’s actions – ultimately guided by what they want rather than the people they’re trying to help – are harmful, confronting the ‘white saviour’ trope that has plagued society and popular culture for years.…