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‘The Father’ Review: A Remarkably Constructed Adaptation Elevated by Anthony Hopkins’ Magnificent Turn

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Florian Zeller’s feature directorial debut The Father. Joined by contributors Carolyn Hinds (Observer), Murtada Elfadl (Backstage), and Manuel Sao Bento, they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

A man refuses all assistance from his daughter as he ages. As he tries to make sense of his changing circumstances, he begins to doubt his loved ones, his own mind and even the fabric of his reality.

Directed by Florian Zeller and starring Anthony Hopkins & Olivia Colman (The Favorite), The Father is a family drama that comes to theaters on February 26th. Listen to our review below at the 1-minute mark or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 4.5 out of 5.
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‘The United States vs. Billie Holiday’ Review: Andra Day’s Powerful Performance Saves an Otherwise Lackluster Film

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Lee Daniels’ latest awards hopeful The United States vs. Billie Holiday. Joined by contributors Carolyn Hinds (Observer), Murtada Elfadl (Backstage), and Manuel Sao Bento, they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

The Federal Bureau of Narcotics launches an undercover sting operation against jazz singer Billie Holiday.

Directed by Lee Daniels (The Butler) and starring Andra Day & Trevante Rhodes (Moonlight), The United States vs. Billie Holiday is a musical drama that comes to Hulu on February 26th. Listen to our review below at the 21-minute mark or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 3 out of 5.
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‘Judas And The Black Messiah’ Review: A Strikingly Powerful and Brutally Timely Film

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Shaka King’s latest feature film Judas And The Black Messiah Joined by contributors Ben Rolph (Discussing Film), Kathia Woods (Remezcla & Cup of Soul), and Carolyn Hinds (Observer), they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

Judas And The Black Messiah tells the story of Fred Hampton, deputy chairman of the national Black Panther Party, who was assassinated in 1969 by a Cook County tactical unit on the orders of the FBI and Chicago Police Department.

Directed by Shaka King and starring Lakeith Stanfield (Sorry To Bother You) & Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out), Judas And The Black Messiah is a romantic drama that releases on HBO MAX and in theaters on February 12th. Listen to our review below at the 46-minute mark or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 4 out of 5.

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‘Malcolm & Marie’ Review: A Dynamic Look Into a Troubled Relationship

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Sam Levinson’s latest controversial feature film Malcolm & Marie. Joined by contributors Ben Rolph (Discussing Film), Kathia Woods (Remezcla & Cup of Soul), and Carolyn Hinds (Observer), they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

A filmmaker and his girlfriend return home from his movie premiere, smoldering tensions and painful revelations push them toward a romantic reckoning.

Directed by Sam Levinson and starring Zendaya (Spider-Man: Homecoming) & John David Washington (Tenet), Malcolm & Marie is a romantic drama that releases on Netflix on February 5th. Listen to our review below at the 15-minute mark or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 4.5 out of 5.
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‘Saint Maud’ Review: A Chilling Slow Burn of a Character Study Elevated by a Fiery Crescendo

On this episode of The Global Film Podcast, Editor-In-Chief and Host Diego Andaluz reviews Rose Glass’ feature directorial debut Saint Maud. Joined by contributors Ben Rolph (Discussing Film), Kathia Woods (Remezcla & Cup of Soul), and Carolyn Hinds (Observer), they discuss their in-depth thoughts on the technical and thematic strengths and shortcomings of the film, among other notable highlights.

Having recently found God, self-effacing young nurse Maud arrives at a plush home to care for Amanda, a hedonistic dancer left frail from a chronic illness. When a chance encounter with a former colleague throws up hints of a dark past, it becomes clear there is more to sweet Maud than meets the eye.

Directed by Rose Glass and starring Morfydd Clark & Jennifer Ehle, Saint Maud is a horror drama that releases in theaters on January 29th and Epix in February. Listen to our review below or here on your preferred podcast platform.

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Rating: 4 out of 5.