Written by Patrick Hao "Throughout the documentary, “Good Night Oppy,” the talking heads talk about how difficult it is to not humanize the Mars rovers, Spirit, and Opportunity. They describe the twins as having distinct personalities. They created big round … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "A story within a story can be great when done right, the gold standard is “Adaptation.” However, it can also be a pitfall for less experienced writers and directors. Director João Mário Grilo is no freshman, … Continue reading.
Interview with Andrew Bujalski, Director of There There by Taylor Baker Shot and Edited by Thomas Stoneham-Judge of ForReel… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "Generational trauma rears its head again in this new Canadian film about a high schooler dealing with the expectations of his parents and his emerging sexual identity in “Golden Delicious.” Snark aside, “Golden Delicious” is not … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "In the more than a hundred years of cinema, several shorthands have become commonplace to depict hearing loss. The young Argentinian filmmaker, Charo Mato, uses her film to explore several aspects of her progressive hearing loss … Continue reading.
Written by Michael Clawson "“Decision to Leave” can be hard to keep up with, but its zig-zagging plot is one that’s deliriously satisfying to get lost in. That’s because every hairpin turn in this intricately assembled procedural leads immediately into … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "Edward Hopper’s “Nighthawks” is one of my favorite paintings. It's simple but the use of oil paint provides a realist quality while still feeling separate from the real world. Phil Grabsky’s latest entry in the..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "When attempting to conjure an emotional play the most ironclad reliable thing should be your characters, how they talk, and how they behave. But in “The Son” the only thing ironclad is..."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker "It’s unfortunate that something teetering so close to relevance and thoughtfulness is masked by logical foibles making one unable to take it too seriously."… Continue reading.
Written by Taylor Baker ""North of Normal” is a rather normal-looking and normal-feeling adaptation of an autobiography, its flaws are easy to overlook and don’t draw much attention, unfortunately, neither do its strengths."… Continue reading.