Over at That Shelf, as part of their TIFF coverage, I reviewed Akilla’s Escape. The latest film from director Charles Officer is a neo-noir that looks at the cycle of trauma and its connection to politics and crime. You can read my full thoughts on the film via the link below:
TIFF 2020: Akilla’s Escape Review
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The founder of Cinema Axis, Courtney is a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic who can frequently be heard discussing film as co-host of Frameline on Radio Regent. Courtney has contributed to several publications including Leonard Maltin, That Shelf, POV Magazine, In the Seats, Black Girl Nerds, and Comix Asylum. He has appeared on ET Canada and Hollywood Suite's Cinema A to Z. Courtney celebrates diversity in cinema as host of the Changing Reels podcast and is a member of the Toronto Film Critics Association, the Online Film Critics Society, and the African American Film Critics Association.
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