Written by Patrick Hao 65/100 The only voice in The Musician is through the kamancheh, a traditional Persian string instrument. For a film of 14-minutes long, it necessitates itself to be told through montage, especially for a film with these … Continue reading.
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Fantasia Film Festival 2021 Capsule Review: Seobok
Written by Alexander Reams 35/100 Unlike the film, I’ll keep this short. Cloning has long been a subject of controversy, scientists say it is the way of the future, the people say it is the way to end us. Two … Continue reading.
Bentonville Film Festival 2021 Capsule Review: Catch the Fair One
Written by Alexander Reams 38/100 While recently becoming a meme thanks to the long going Fast & Furious franchise, family truly is one of the strongest bonds in life. A love for one's family can blind the person from reality. … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Capsule Review: Larry and Me
Written by Alexander Reams 92/100 Larry King has and always will be a radio and television legend and a hero of mine. His way of connecting with an audience with his demeanor and tone has always kept me coming back … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Capsule Review: Graceland
Written by Alexander Reams 60/100 Never before has a rock legend been used as a metaphor for gender identity until now. This is the driving force in Bonnie Kathleen Ryan’s Graceland. Led by a familiar face in Anna Camp(Pitch Perfect … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Capsule Review: Last Meal
Written by Alexander Reams 65/100 Throughout cinematic history food has been a metaphor for countless messages. Until viewing Last Meal I had never associated food with the death penalty. Directors Marcus McKenzie and Daniel Principe take a very serious and … Continue reading.
Capsule Review: Ace in the Hole
90/100 Written by Michael Clawson As charismatic as he is cynical and unscrupulous, down on his luck newspaperman Charles Tatum (Kirk Douglas, fantastic) stumbles on exactly the kind of "human interest" story he can exploit to get himself out of … Continue reading.