Category: Festival Release

Total 22 Posts

Sundance 2022: Three Great Documentaries

Sundance Film Festival 2022: Documentary Wrap-Up As the 2022 Sundance Film Festival year’s festival has come to an end, there are still some films that must be afforded the spotlight. This year was a great year for documentaries. W. Kamau

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: ‘Am I OK?’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere: “Am I Ok?” Screenwriter Lauren Pomerantz and co-directors Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne’s “Am I Ok?” is an honest work about two best friends in their thirties, both of whom are having life changing moments. Lucy (Dakota

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: ‘Sharp Stick’- Film Review

Sundance 2022 Premiere- “Sharp Stick” Lena Dunham has a distinctive voice, and it entertainingly comes through in every project she creates. “Sharp Stick” is her second feature-length outing as writer and director. As was her first film (2010’s “Tiny Furniture”),

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

Sundance 2022: ‘Call Jane’- Film Review

Sundance Premiere: “Call Jane” Phyllis Nagy’s entertaining and provocative “Call Jane” is a film that is urgent and important to what is happening in today’s America. It is a film about the right for women to choose what to do

Sundance 2022: ‘Living’- Film Review

Sundance 2022: “Living” To take on a remake of the 1952 Akira Kurosawa masterpiece “Ikiru” is a Herculean task. There is no reason to remake such a beloved film. Director Oliver Hermanus’ latest film “Living” does just that. Nobel Prize-winning

Sundance 2022: ‘A Love Song’- Film Review

Sundance 2022: Opening Night- “A Love Song” Wes Studi is a national treasure. His presence has always been strong and throughout his 34-year career, the actor has given us many award-worthy performances. Studi has a naturalistic style that finds him