Written by Maria Athayde 80/100 Azor is a Franco-Argentinian-Swiss co-production co-written and directed by Andreas Fontana marking his feature film debut. From the first shot there is something disorienting about the film. We see a somewhat disoriented man, surrounded by … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 20/100 Bye Bye Morons written, directed and starring Albert Duponte as Jean-Baptiste Cuchas is one of the weirdest and worst movies I've seen all year. On the surface, it had an interesting premise a woman, Suze … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 50/100 Writer-director Leyla Bouzid's A Tale of Love and Desire follows the story of two college students Ahmed (Sami Outalbali) and Farah (Zbeida Belhajamor) on a journey of lust, love, and self-discovery. The movie picks up … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 75/100 Writing with Fire is a “fly on the wall” documentary, directed by Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, about the women behind Khabar Lahariya, Waves of News in English, India’s only newspaper run entirely by women. … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 80/100 It is a funny thing how the past is a window into the present and the present is a window into the past. That was the overwhelming feeling I had after watching Attica. To backtrack, … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 60/100 Julia directed by Julie Cohen and Betsy West, who were nominated for best documentary feature for RBG in 2019, chronicles the life of American icon and chef Julia Child. Much like RBG this is an … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde *No Rating/100 How do you review or critique a documentary that has been publicly disavowed by its main subject? This was my biggest challenge when it comes to this review. As soon as I finished watching … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde 65/100 Dionne Warwick: Don't Make Me Over co-directed by Dave Wooley, making his feature directorial debut, and David Heilbroner immortalizes a legend, humanitarian, and artist we all know as Dionne Warwick. While there is nothing particularly … Continue reading.