Written by Alexander Reams "Silverman relies on a standard documentary trope, the talking head. While he did get some very notable people, Elton John, Nick Cave, U2, and Ringo Starr, just to name a few, these people are all legends … Continue reading.
Tag: Tribeca 2022 Film Festival
Tribeca 2022: Bardo
Written by Alexander Reams "From the first drumbeat of the score in Aisling Conroy’s animated short “Bardo,” I knew there was something special about this film, the way the characters speak to each other, instead of ulterior motives, it's out … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2022: Game Change Game
Written by Patrick Hao "“Game Change Game” is a documentary, co-produced by the NBA Players Association, that gives an unprecedented look into the mental headspace of the NBA players as they navigate restarting their season in the “NBA Bubble” while … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2022: Somewhere in Queens
Written by Patrick Hao "Romano’s writer-director film debut, “Somewhere in Queens,” is an inverse of the “Everybody Loves Raymond” model. With a standard indie film exterior, something more grounded and true to home, Romano relies on broad characterization in his … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2022: The Integrity of Joseph Chambers
Written by Taylor Baker "Two years later he’s reteamed with the star of “The Killing of Two Lovers,” Clayne Crawford in a meandering film on manhood entitled “The Integrity of Joseph Chambers.” It shares more than a few commonalities with … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2022: Chicken
Written by Alexander Reams "Short films often feel the need to pack a larger punch than a feature-length film because of their runtime, this leads to grand, cathedral-sized ideas gestating for such a short period of time that it can … Continue reading.
Tribeca 2022: Attachment
Written by Alexander Reams "Once the supernatural aspects and religious aspects come in Gislason seems to lose control over his film, and things become sloppy. The edits are more and more jarring, the music is unnecessarily intrusive, and the blocking … 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.
Tribeca 2022: Liquor Store Dreams
Written by Patrick Hao "“Liquor Store Dreams” is a deeply personal film for its director, So Yun Um. In fact, it’s a documentary unpacking her own complicated feelings as part of the Asian diaspora in the United States. A self-monikered … Continue reading.
Tribeca Festival 2022 Curtain Raiser with Thomas Stoneham-Judge of ForReel
"Tribeca Festival is ready to showcase the newest in movies and entertainment. The in-person festival runs from June 8th-19th and the Tribeca At Home Festival runs from June 9th-26th. Taylor Baker is joined by Thomas Stoneham-Judge from ForReel, who is … Continue reading.