Written by Jeff Sparks "“Libélulas” stars Olivia Baglivi and Milena Smit as Alex and Cata, two friends who’ve long dreamt of escaping their small, rundown town in search of a better life. With troubled home lives and even messier social..."… Continue reading.
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About Joan (À propos de Joan)
Written by Jeff Sparks "The film stars Isabelle Huppert and Freya Mavor as the same woman in different time periods. Laurent Larivière’s film sees Joan reflect on several aspects of her life including young love, motherhood, and..."… Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "“I got more hits than an AK-47 standard thirty-round magazine” pop star Celeste declares in a press conference following a mass shooting halfway through Brady Corbet’s meditation on fame, icons, art, and..."… Continue reading.
Jeff Sparks Favorite Performances of 2022
Written by Jeff Sparks "2022 was a great year for film and television, and an equally great year for performances. Below you’ll find five performers that I’ve selected as the most exceptional in all of 2022 and an analysis of … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "Monaghan stars as Jess, a single mother fighting to maintain custody of her children after a nasty divorce. When her son becomes sick with a mysterious illness she finds that the only treatment that keeps him … Continue reading.
Sundance 2023: Sometimes I Think About Dying
Written by Jeff Sparks "Like her life, the film itself is quiet and often unenthusiastic. This isn’t necessarily a bad thing because its hushed tone and restrained presentation capture the feeling of disengagement and seclusion that Fran feels on a … Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "“Cocoon’s” beautiful cinematography captures the setting of “Berlin’s hottest recorded summer” in a personal way that few films manage to. As Nora and her sister bounce around the city streets, the handheld camera illustrates the nature … Continue reading.
The Almond and the Seahorse
Written by Jeff Sparks "In “The Almond and the Seahorse,” two separate diagnoses of anterograde amnesia turn the lives of two women into a kaleidoscope as they struggle with parallel conflicts. Charlotte Gainsbourg and Trine Dyrholm star as..."… Continue reading.
Drink in the Movies Top 10 Films of 2022
"Our Drink in the Movies team have compiled a comprehensive year-end piece that provides a shared look at each of our top 10 films of 2022. You can see our selected titles..."… Continue reading.
Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno
Written by Jeff Sparks "In “Mektoub,” Kechiche focuses less on individual relationships as he follows a group of young people as they mingle and party in their beachside town while they live day to day in this sun-soaked story of … Continue reading.