Written by Michael Clawson ...Jake replies. Soothing. Not a bad word to describe the effect Kogonada strives for with a movie that, despite some of its finicky visual detail and rigidity, has the relaxing appeal of a placid body of … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams Ever since “Blade Runner”, androids have been a constant subject in sci-fi cinema, and often used as a metaphor for reflection on society and treatment of others… Continue reading.
...seem as if it’s still in rough-cut rather than finalized. “God’s Country” seems out of time and though it hinges on our main characters' past, it is entirely irreflective… Continue reading.
There’s always another. Another way to get around a character’s death, another way to bring a franchise back. The “Scream” franchise has always been one to… Continue reading.
...they agree to meet up at campsite number 7 along the side of a lake. Which is where we find Faye as the film begins. Reading her night and day books, spinning the dial of an old battery-operated radio, and … Continue reading.
On Episode 125 of Drink in the Movies Taylor is joined by Anna Harrison to discuss First Impressions of… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao 65/100 There is something to be said whenever a short film leaves you wishing it was a longer feature. Long Line of Ladies does exactly that. Co-directed by Shaadiine Tome and Rayka Zehtabchi, this 22-minute documentary … Continue reading.
Thomas and I look over this year’s selections and challenge ourselves to choose their most anticipated movie in each of Sundance's categories. Which is more difficult than it sounds if you’ve seen the lineup… Continue reading.
Dania Bdeir’s Warsha is able to say a lot in its limited run time, although context is needed to make a full meal out of this short film. The film follows a Syrian migrant in Lebanon tasked with operating a … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson 90/100 Plenty of directors could be described as wearing their influences on their sleeves, but with De Palma, it seems more appropriate to say he holds his up and waves them around over his head so … Continue reading.