Written by Michael Clawson "A new masterpiece from one of our greatest living filmmakers, Kelly Reichardt's "Showing Up" is funny, poetic, and profoundly wonderful. A witty and sweetly gentle story about the life of..."… Continue reading.
Tag: Film Review
Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.
Written by Patrick Hao "...despite the long absence, Craig continues to prove that she is one of the best voices in filmmaking with “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.” Based on the seminal novel by Judy Blume, Craig’s film … Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "Following a couple of screenlife features in 2020’s “Host” and 2021’s “Dashcam” director Rob Savage's fourth feature film “The Boogeyman” is another entry in the horror genre as the up-and-coming director continues to hone..."… Continue reading.
Written by Nick McCann "Robert Rodriguez is the guerilla filmmaker’s golden boy. “El Mariachi” from 1992 was a genuine success story and provided the backbone for much of the beloved director’s career. Even as budgets got bigger and concepts got … Continue reading.
Big George Foreman
Written by Taylor Baker "Painfully staid and emotionally manipulative, the film is little more than a macho Hallmark film with a religious bent so trite and amateurish that it seems almost unreal."… Continue reading.
Written by Jeff Sparks "It may be a little rough around the edges but “Foxfire” has a lot going for it. Besides being an underrated early outing in the career of a star, its plethora of themes that include..."… 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.
Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant
Written by Alexander Reams "When it’s all said and done, Guy Ritchie’s filmography will be in contention for one of the most varied, he’s an auteur who turns the griminess of Britain’s underworld into art, a studio player who manages … 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.