Written by Alexander Reams "From the first drumbeat of the score in Aisling Conroy’s animated short “Bardo,” I knew there was something special about this film, the way the characters speak to each other, instead of ulterior motives, it's out … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "As a long-suffering Knicks fan, there is nothing like Madison Square Garden when the Knicks are good. I was there for the ten-game stretch ten years ago when undrafted 12th-man Jeremy Lin led the Knicks on … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "“Game Change Game” is a documentary, co-produced by the NBA Players Association, that gives an unprecedented look into the mental headspace of the NBA players as they navigate restarting their season in the “NBA Bubble” while … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "If there is one thing that “Star Wars” fans—a notoriously fickle bunch—can agree on, it’s that Ewan McGregor’s performance as Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the best in the franchise, so a reprisal of his role … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "Romano’s writer-director film debut, “Somewhere in Queens,” is an inverse of the “Everybody Loves Raymond” model. With a standard indie film exterior, something more grounded and true to home, Romano relies on broad characterization in his … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks ""Vale” is a short film about the character-building moments that come from spending time with friends and having new experiences together whether big or small. Directed by Alejandro Amenabar, the film manages to stand out from … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "Each time a new film in the “Jurassic Park” franchise comes out, the original 1993 Steven Spielberg film feels more and more like a miracle. It was at the perfect cross-section of practical effects and computer-generated … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "When Wayne Jenkins (performed impeccably by Jon Bernthal) says the titular phrase ‘We own this city” it is one of the most frightening moments of the show, not only is he making his fellow officers believe … Continue reading.
In this video Taylor Baker is joined by Thomas Stoneham-Judge and Taylor Beaumont from ForReel, who also covered the festival remotely. They discuss some standout titles they each screened as part of the festival, and also talk about some notable … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "...back with a middlebrow adaptation of Joe Hill’s Short Story, ‘The Black Phone.’ His adaptation is proficient in much of its cinematography, lighting, and set design. It fails to bridge the uncanny gap of translating short … Continue reading.