Written by Maria Athayde "I will be the first to admit that the drama surrounding “Don’t Worry Darling” is a bit heavy-handed and that the discussions about its director, Olivia Wilde, are misogynistic. But these discussions don’t make it any … Continue reading.
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Look Both Ways
Written by Maria Athayde "In the sea of romantic comedies that Netflix pumps out weekly...“Look Both Ways” actually managed to stand out. I am normally for predictability and happily ever afters, but it is refreshing to get something different once … Continue reading.
Bentonville 2022: Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music
Written by Maria Athayde "Written and directed by Kathleen Ermitage “Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music" was an incredible surprise. In the past few years, I have been increasingly jaded with music documentaries. They are either puff pieces … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2022: Mars One (Marte Um)
Written by Maria Athayde "This slice-of-life family drama navigates the complexities of family life in a country that, more often than not, is plagued by social and political uncertainty. With subtlety, the director can weave a narrative that is in … Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde "As cliche as it sounds, my fondness for these types of movies comes from knowing exactly how they’ll end and that I’ll get to see a happily ever after. So when I heard that an adaptation … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2022: Two Sisters and a Husband
Written by Maria Athayde "...“Two Sisters and a Husband,” who also co-wrote with Shilpa Srivastava, is a melodrama that explores an ethically non-monogamous relationship about a throuple on the run. It tells the story of Rajat (Dinker Sharma), a hotel … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2022: Petit Mal
Written by Maria Athayde "“Petit Mal” is the latest feature film by Spanish writer and director Ruth Caudeli, it is the epitome of a movie that is better experienced than described. This semi-autobiographical piece tells the story of a throuple..."… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: A Lot of Nothing
Written by Maria Athayde Mo McRae makes an ambitious directorial debut feature in “A Lot of Nothing” but at times it does feel a little rushed. Some plot points have little to no follow-through like… Continue reading.
SXSW 2022: Diamond Hands: The Legend of WallStreetBets
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.
Drink in the Movies Most Anticipated Films of 2022
Our Drink in the Movies team have compiled a comprehensive piece that provides a shared look at each of our top 10 most anticipated films of 2022. All selections are currently scheduled for a 2022 release and/or in post production. … Continue reading.