Written by Taylor Baker 70/100 “Does memory even matter?” An impulsive saturnine film that follows Vanessa Kirby as she billows around New York City for an unclear amount of time in an amnesiac fugue state. The non-linear timeline of the … Continue reading.
Tag: Tribeca 2021 Film Festival
Episode 115: Tribeca 2021: False Positive / Italian Studies / Last Film Show / Essie Davis Interview
“The invention of the tripod was the best thing to happen to photography and the worst thing to happen to cinematography.”Pan Nalin, Director of Last Film Show Links: Apple Podcasts | Castbox | Deezer | Gaana | Google Podcasts | … Continue reading.
VIFF 2021 Review: The Beta Test
Written by Anna Harrison 75/100 “Everybody still wants to be Harvey.” This sentiment isn’t explicitly expressed in The Beta Test until the end of the film, but nevertheless makes itself felt from the get-go as we follow Hollywood agent Jordan … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Review: Unforgivable (Imperdonable)
Written by Alexander Reams 56/100 Gay culture in prison has always been a misunderstood topic in society. This being the subject of Imperdonable the latest film from El Salvadorian filmmaker Marlén Viñayo. Focusing on prison culture, specifically homosexuality in prison. … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Review: Werewolves Within
Written by Anna Harrison 65/100 Video game adaptations are practically always hit-or-miss, and they tend to lean (very) heavily into the “miss” category (see: Super Mario Bros., Mortal Kombat, Warcraft, etc.); while Werewolves Within doesn’t entirely buck this trend, it … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Review: Stockholm Syndrome
Written by Maria Manuella Pache de Athayde 60/100 Stockholm Syndrome directed by The Architects is a documentary that tells the story of multi-hyphenate artist A$AP Rocky from infancy to world wide superstardom to his arrest in Sweden. Described by his … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Interview: Director Saul Abraham Talks Short “Enjoy”
Interview by Anna Harrison When did you first get the idea for this film? How long did the process from development to distribution take? It is based on writer Callum Cameron’s personal experiences as a home tutor. He sent it … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Review: Enjoy
Written by Anna Harrison 75/100 Saul Abraham’s short film Enjoy finds its protagonist Michael (Himesh Patel) unable to enjoy just about anything. A struggling musician also struggling with the deepest throes of depression, Michael drifts aimlessly around his world, being … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Capsule Review: The Kicksled Choir
Written by Alexander Reams 23/100 Rarely a film will frustrate and bore me to the point of verbally begging the film to end, to end this misery of sitting through such a pedantic and heavy handed film. Such is the … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2021 Film Festival Review: Last Film Show
Written by Anna Harrison 70/100 Pan Nalin’s Last Film Show opens with a thank you to people the director has likely never met: the Lumière brothers, Eadweard Muybridge, David Lean, Stanley Kubrick, and Andrei Tarkovsky. Some of these names are … Continue reading.