Category: 2023

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Sundance 2023: ‘You Hurt My Feelings’- Film Review

Since her debut film, 1996’s “Walking and Talking”, Nicole Holofcener has been one of Independent Cinema’s most interesting writer/directors. This year’s Sundance entry “You Hurt My Feelings” is further proof of her talents. In her latest film, Holofcener looks at

Sundance 2023: ‘My Animal’- Film review

Sundance 2023 Midnight Selection “My Animal” Director Jacqueline Castel tears into the werewolf genre with her terrific and effective feature filmmaking debut, “My Animal”. Written by Jae Matthews, Castel has directed a genre film where its emotions and situations are

Sundance 2023: Aliens Abducted My Parents And Now I Feel Kinda Left Out

Sundance 2023 Kid’s Selection “Aliens Abducted My Parents and Now I Feel Kinda Left Out”   Holding the honor of having the best movie title of this year’s Sundance Film Festival, “Aliens Abducted My Parents and Now I Feel Kinda

Sundance 2023: ‘Eileen’- Film Review

Sundance 2023 Premiere Selections “Eileen”   Thomasin McKenzie is an actress who gets better and better with each new film. William Oldroyd’s “Eileen” continues this streak, as the always interesting young actress gets one of her meatiest roles yet. McKenzie

Sundance 2023: ‘Young. Wild. Free.’- Film Review

Sundance 2023 Next Selection “Young. Wild. Free.” Adapted by a story from Tony Rettenmaier by Juel Taylor, “Young. Wild. Free.” is the feature directing debut of Thembi Banks, who shows a good knack for working with actors. Algee Smith stars

Sundance 2023: ‘Infinity Pool’- Film Review

Sundance 2023 Midnight Selections “Infinity Pool” I often speak of the decline of modern Cinema and how it becomes less and less dangerous as the years go on. Today’s films rarely have the spark to elicit true visceral reactions from

Sundance 2023: ‘Other People’s Children- Film Review

Sundance 2023 Premiere Selections “Other People’s Children” (“Les enfants de autres”)   Inspired by a personal experience, Rebecca Zlotowski’s “Other People’s Children” could be her finest work to date. The filmmaker creates a gentle and intelligent film about a childless

Sundance 2023: ‘Fancy Dance’- Film Review

Sundance 2023 U.S. Dramatic Competition “Fancy Dance” Erica Tremblay’s “Fancy Dance” aligns its warm heart with the many Indigenous Women who have been missing and murdered without finding justice and the Indigenous women who must navigate the world where the

Sundance 2023: ‘Freemont’- Film Review

Sundance 2023 Next Selections “Fremont”   Heavily influenced by the Black & White tinted and deceptively lackadaisical style of filmmaker Jim Jarmusch, Babak Jalali’s “Fremont” is a small film that too slowly reveals its intent. For Jalali’s fourth feature film,

Sundance 2023: Double Docs- Michael J. Fox/Brooke Shields

Sundance 2023 Premieres Selection “Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie” & “Pretty Baby: Brooke Shields” Two revealing documentaries about two of the biggest stars of their era, told in their own words.   “Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie” is