Synonyms (2019) Review – An Idiosyncratic Portrayal of Identity Crisis

As engrossing as it is chaotic, as devastatingly tragic as it is hilariously witty, Nadav Lapid’s latest film Synonyms is a sharp and incisive portrayal of a man shedding his former skin and trying to don another from a foreign land of his fantasy, one that he struggles to comfortably Continue Reading

Touch Me Not (2018) ‘TIFF’ Review — On A Transformative Quest For Intimacy

One of the characters in Touch Me Not, a certain quadriplegic Christian Bayerlein, remarks how he used to feel “like a brain being carried around without any body”. That was until he discovered the pleasures of sexuality. Even with his disability, he believes that his body is a gift and Continue Reading