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Super Soundtrack: ‘Pig’ starring Nicolas Cage (dir. Michael Sarnoski)

The score composed for Pig features perfectly timed swells of music that just amp up the suspense. It fills the space with suspense and vigor, as if it needed more of that. The inflections of violin and string instruments are perfect for this film. The score absolutely matches the intensity Nicolas Cage brings to this film with his performance. Subdued but still brutal, this is honestly some of the best acting yet from Cage.

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North Bend Film Festival 2021 Movie Review: ‘Swan Song’ (dir. Todd Stephens)

This is the role Udo Kier was born to play. We need to see more from him, so make sure this film isn’t his Swan Song. Come for the wicked dry comedy. Stay to see Kier lip sync Robyn’s “Dancing On My Own” in drag.

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North Bend Film Festival 2021 Movie Review: ‘Ayar’ (dir. Floyd Russ)

Ayar, a first-generation American Latina, returns home to reunite with her daughter. But when her mother, Renata, refuses to let her see her due to COVID, Ayar is confronted by the many roles she’s been forced to play, including the role in this film. (screening during the 2021 North Bend Film Festival).