'Felt' Is Buried Beneath Its Own Style

'Felt' Is Buried Beneath Its Own Style

By Valeriy Kolyadych

Felt is unique, but its narrative shortcomings hinder its chance at lasting impact. 13 Oct 2015 // 8:00 AM

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‘Felt’ Is Buried Beneath Its Own Style

Felt is unique, but its narrative shortcomings hinder its chance at lasting impact.

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