Written by Taylor Baker 86/100 WARNING: EXPLICIT SEXUAL CONTENT SYNOPSIS: Bella (Sofia Kappel) arrives in America with 25 tattoos, pierced nipples and a burning desire to make her mark in moving images. At Customs, when the U.S. agent asks the … Continue reading.
Tag: Sundance 2021
Sundance 2021 Review: Violation
Written by Taylor Baker 88/100 SYNOPSIS: With her marriage about to implode, Miriam returns to her hometown to seek solace in the comfort of her younger sister and brother-in-law. But one evening a tiny slip in judgement leads to a … Continue reading.
Rita Moreno: Just a Girl Who Decided to Go For It
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 90/100 SYNOPSIS: Over a career spanning more than 70 years, Rita Moreno defied both her humble upbringing and relentless racism to become a celebrated and award-winning actor. Born into poverty on a Puerto … Continue reading.
Sundance 2021 Mid-Festival Round Up with Members of ForReel Movie News and Reviews
Click here to review the Festival Awards! https://youtu.be/mRV9CgEBc4E The festival officially runs from January 28th to February 3rd. Jan. 28th – festival kicks off with the opening night welcome at 5pm MST, followed by the premiers of Coda and In … Continue reading.
Sundance 2021 Review: Rebel Hearts
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 85/100 SYNOPSIS: During the 1960s, a tight-knit group of progressive nuns in Hollywood discarded their habits and gleefully oversaw a radical women’s college grounded in social activism. Spearheaded by sisters Anita Caspary, Helen … Continue reading.
Sundance 2021 Review: Mother Schmuckers (Fils de plouc)
Written by Anna Harrison 25/100 There’s a chance I might have enjoyed Mother Schmuckers if I were a frat bro sitting in my frat house with my fellow frat friends and we were all very high. Unfortunately, I am not … Continue reading.
Sundance 2021 Review: Night of the Kings
Written by Taylor Baker 76/100 SYNOPSIS: A young man is sent to “La Maca,” a prison in the middle of the Ivorian forest ruled by its inmates. As tradition goes with the rising of the red moon, he is designated … Continue reading.
Sundance 2021 Interview and Review: You Wouldn’t Understand
Written by Anna Harrison 85/100 SYNOPSIS: In 'You Wouldn't Understand', one man's elegant picnic is shattered when a stranger approaches, leaving nothing but churning questions. Is it ever okay to interrupt someone at peace with a picnic? What motives lay … Continue reading.
Sundance 2021 Review: Ailey
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 75/100 Editor's Note: NEON has made it's second acquisition at the Sundance Film Festival with Jamila Wignot’s Ailey. Described as the moving and intimate portrait of dance legend Alvin Ailey. The film debuted … Continue reading.
Sundance 2021 Review: All Light, Everywhere
Written by Taylor Baker 94/100 Broad but narrow, specific but all-encompassing, personal but private. Solar parallax, Taser-Axon Body Cameras, optic nerves, eugenics, the operant observer effect, pigeon cameras, the history of photography, Charles Darwin’s cousin, anthropomorphism, constitutional rights — how … Continue reading.