Written by Anna Harrison "Like her protagonist, Jarvis also finds herself split between two impulses: there is the plainer, more domestic fare of her film, and the dreamlike paranoia that Robin finds herself slipping into..."… Continue reading.
Cannes 2023: Légua
Written by Taylor Baker "João Miller Guerra & Filipa Reis's latest film “Légua” is a solemn piece of observational cinema that touches on transcendentalism through its depiction of three generations of women living in a house..."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: 26.2 to Life
Written by Taylor Baker "In the end, “26.2 to Life” retreads the same ground we’ve seen in other sports and prison documentaries, though it is a functional bit of PR material for the 1000 Mile Club program."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: I Like Movies
Written by Anna Harrison "It’s a testament to Levack’s writing and directing, as well as Lehtinen’s performance, that they both manage to find the humanity in Lawrence..."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: Other People’s Children
Written by Michael Clawson "As an exploration of the emotional complexities facing adult women in regard to family, romance, and the prospect of motherhood, the movie is carried by Efira’s radiant screen presence."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: The Night of the 12th (La nuit du 12)
Written by Taylor Baker "“The Night of the 12th” begins with a rare distinction that few police procedurals and detective narratives begin with, the promise that this case will go unsolved. Instead of being hindered by the promise..."… Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: The Grab
Written by Taylor Baker "The film is at its best in the periods where it examines the contents of “The Trove,” when it explores the land rights of the Zambian citizens, and the water rights of the Arizonans losing their … Continue reading.
SIFF 2023: Past Lives
Written by Taylor Baker "...the rawness that the lead actors wear in their performances elevate the film and confirm Song as one of the most exciting screenwriting dramatists since Florian Zeller burst on the scene with 2020’s “The Father.”"… Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2023: The Team (El Equipo)
Written by Maria Athayde "The documentary begins in 1984 when Dr. Snow receives a call asking if he could go to Buenos Aires to help exhume the remains of "los desaparecidos" or "the disappeared," who were kidnapped, murdered, and tortured … Continue reading.
Hot Docs 2023: Stephen Curry: Underrated
Written by Taylor Baker "“Stephen Curry: Underrated” details some of the major moments in the three-point shooter's rise to popularity through his feats in high school, college, and professional basketball. Though it’s more of cursory toe dip into the life … Continue reading.