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 Premiere Selection “It’s Only Life After All” Reflecting on their decades-long music career, Indigo Girls (Amy Ray and Emily Saliers) are front and center in director Alexandria Bombach’s documentary “It’s Only Life After All”; a film that traces
Emanuele Crialise’s “L’immensità” is an emotionally raw tale born of the filmmaker’s own experiences as a youth. This is a film rich in feeling and emotion and one that bleeds with the spectacular bond between a mother and her children.
The new Horror film-social commentary picture “They/Them” is the very definition of a missed opportunity. What could have been a scathing indictment of the sickening practice of “gay conversion therapy” mixed with an empowering portrayal of the LTBGQ+ community, becomes
Billy Porter’s directorial debut, Anything’s Possible, is as much a John Hughes story to the current generation as The Breakfast Club was to mine, bearing the trappings of a story that will appeal to many generations. (Funny how as I
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
As my top films of 2021 are on the way, I felt the need to bring attention to some very good films that just missed my “10 Best” but are worthy of mention and exist as important marks in 2021
“My Name is Pauli Murray” is the story of a Civil Rights activist whose name and work had previously remained undiscovered. The documentary brings her efforts to balance the rights of women, African Americans and the LGBTQ community. Now in theaters and, on Amazon Prime on October 1.
“Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” under performed while managing to take the top spot in its opening frame. Sony’s “Zombieland: Double Tap” opened just behind “Joker” with a slightly higher average take. “Joker” fell into second place as it runs on