Written by Maria Athayde You can feel this irreverent energy on screen as you watch the documentary. The visual language of the film also adds to energy with the use of memes and casual communication to get their message across. … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao The film is David Siev’s attempt to capture his family during a time of crisis. Not only is the COVID-19 pandemic threatening the financial viability of the restaurant, but a growing resentment of the “other” threatens … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker Ahsen Nadeem’s first feature-length film is a pointed but rambling (in the best of ways) tale of contradictions, persistence, love, and meaning. Though faith is central to the film it’s secondary to the concerns of the … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison Modern dating sucks. It’s a vicious cycle of downloading Tinder (or your drug of choice), getting nauseated at the pickup lines, the unappealing profiles, and the sheer horniness, deleting the app out of disgust, feeling sad … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde The dictionary defines ferroequinology as the study of railways in general and the study of locomotives in particular. So when I heard that a documentary called “Ferroequinology” was being screened at the 2022 Slamdance Film Festival … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde Prior to this documentary, I didn’t know much about Sinéad and what I did know was often reduced to internet lists about celebs who’ve been allegedly banned from Saturday Night Live… Continue reading.
Another year another Sundance in the books. You can read reviews of festival titles from our Drink in the Movies team, including… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao Any good student of history knows that primary sources offer an invaluable view of the time. Documentary filmmaker, Sierra Pettengill, has long been keen to utilize archival footage to paint a portrait of history… Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson Whereas some birds appear to flutter strenuously as they fly, birds of prey, or kite, as the movie refers to them, look more like they are comfortably “swimming” through the air above us. Likewise, “All That … 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.