Category: Drama

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Film Review: ‘Blonde’- The Fetishization Of An Icon

Director Peter Bogdanovich was famously angry with his friend and colleague Bob Fosse for making “Star 80”, the film that told the life and tragic death of Bogdanovich’s then girlfriend Dorothy Stratton. One can only imagine the level of disgust

‘The Good Boss’: Film Review- Javier Bardem Is Perfect As A Duplicitous Jefe

In the new film “El buen patrón” (“The Good Boss”), Javier Bardem continues to prove he is one of modern cinema’s finest actors. With pure charisma and the tightest of grasp regarding the depth of his character, Bardem crafts one

‘Emily The Criminal’: Film Review- A Taut And Effective Dramatic Thriller

In writer/director John Patton Ford’s intense character study, “Emily the Criminal“, Aubrey Plaza finds the role and performance of her career. In this intense character study, Ford  crafted a tale that speaks to the America of 2022; a land of

‘Official Competition’ Film Review: The Madness And Egos Of Filmmakers

When discussing the “Art” of the filmmaking craft, directors and actors can either be inspiring and informative, or speak as if their heads are too far up their self-important asses. Mariano Cohn and Gastón Duprat’s “Official Competition” tackles both types

‘Minamata’- Film Review: Important Johnny Depp Films Finally Sees The Light Of Day

Andrew Levitas’s “Minamata” is an important film about a serious subject and stands as another shining example that Johnny Depp is one of cinema’s finest character actors. Inventive and unique, his versatility and ability to disappear into a character is

‘The Northman’ Film Review: A Viking Tale Of Steel, Blood, And Revenge

With the stunning artistic achievement of his latest work “The Northman”, Robert Eggers earns his place as one of the most consistently interesting filmmakers working today. Eggers excels in creating uneasy environments filled with characters confronting their dark fates. Both

Sundance 2022: ‘Emily the Criminal’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere: “Emily the Criminal” Aubrey Plaza and Theo Rossi do excellent work headlining writer/director John Patton Ford’s intense character study, “Emily the Criminal”. Ford has crafted a tale very much of our times. A tale of never-ending debt

Sundance 2022: ‘Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.’- Film Review

Sundance 2020 Premiere: “Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul” Faux documentaries are nothing new and hard to pull off successfully. Adamma Ebo’s “Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.” is a fierce, funny, and ultimately powerful takedown of the MegaChurch ministries

Sundance 2022: ‘God’s Country’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere- “God’s Country” On a surface level, Director Julian Higgins’ “God’s Country” might give the impression that it is to be a cat and mouse thriller. By saying it is far from it and much more than that,

Sundance 2022: ‘Good Luck to you, Leo Grande”- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere- “Good Luck to You, Leo Grande” Sophie Hyde’s third film to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, “Good Luck To You, Leo Grande” is a humorous, engaging, and honest look at intimacy. During our current times where