Samba blends genres of romantic comedy and harrowing drama into one narrative about a Senegalese immigrant. The handful of sweet and comedic moments become few and far between by the film’s melodramatic third act. Overall, it is an easy watch with a good message. (BKP: 4/5) Review by Associate Editor Brigid K. Presecky Coming off… Continue reading SAMBA


Misunderstood is a fantastic cinematic memoir based on director Asia Argento’s childhood as the daughter of a famous filmmaker. Primarily known as an actress in French films (like Catherine Breillat’s The Last Mistress), Argento collaborated with Italian writer Barbara Alberti to tell the story of her upbringing from the perspective of her nine-year-old self. Is it… Continue reading MISUNDERSTOOD