Il Maestro and the Scorsese Controversy

Once again film legend Martin Scorsese is making the outrage rounds. A year after the Goodfellas director took pains to clarify off-hand comments about superhero movies being theme park rides instead of “real” cinema, he is amidst a swirling conversation about the future of film. His latest foray […]

Reel Love Fest 2021 Review: Funny Face

Directed and written by: Tim SuttonStarring: Cosmo Jarvis and Dela MeskienyarCinematographer: Lucas Gath On the third day of Reel Love, the centerpiece film presented two rebels of Brooklyn, NY in a stylish anarchist drama/crime romance. Tim Sutton’s Funny Face is a tale of modern young love where these […]

Judas & the Black Messiah: A Conflicting Tale for the Ages

Director: Shaka King Starring: Lakeith Stanfield, Daniel Kaluuya, Jesse Plemons, and Dominique FishbackWritten by: Keith and Kenny Lucas Cinematography: Sean Bobbitt “[Fred Hampton] could sell salt to a slug.” – William O’Neal (played by Lakeith Stanfield) …That was a notion that convinced the FBI to deem Fred Hampton, […]

Reel Love Fest 2021 Review: My Little Sister

Directed & written by: Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique ReymondStarring: Nina Hoss and Lars Eidinger Cinematographer: Filip Zumbrunn As the love continues to overflow in the second day of Reel Love Fest, we take a deeper look into the instinctual love and care between brother and sister in the Swiss […]

Reel Love Fest 2021 Review: Dinner In America

Written, Directed & Edited by: Adam Carter RehmeierStarring: Kyle Gallner and Emily SkeggsCinematographer: Jean-Philippe BernierProducers: Ben Stiller, Nicky Weinstock, Ross Putman, David Hunter, John Covert,  and Sam Slater The 2021 virtual Reel Love Film Festival has officially kicked off its opening night to celebrate romance and human connection. […]

Reel Love Fest: A Weekend of Romance & Human Connection

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the most romantic day of the year than with the universal love language of the arts? From February 10-14th, a brand new virtual film festival, Reel Love, will focus on presenting the newest love stories […]

Sundance 2021 Review: First Date

Directors & Writers: Manuel Crosby and Darren KnappStarring: Tyson Brow, Shelby Duclos, Jesse Janzen, Ryan Quinn Adams, Angela Barber, Dave Reimer, Nicole Berry, and Samuel AdemolaCinematographer: Manuel Crosby Most of us remember our teenage years as occasional fun times with friends and trying to navigate our way through […]

Sundance 2021 Review: On the Count of Three

Director: Jerrod CarmichaelScript by: Ari Katcher and Ryan WelchStarring: Jerrod Carmichael and Christopher AbbottCinematographer: Marshall Adams Every year, it seems like the Sundance Film Festival showcases films that need trigger warnings. For Jerrod Carmichael’s On the Count of Three, this is certainly the case. The story follows Val […]

Sundance 2021 Review: How it Ends

Directors: Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-JonesStarring: Zoe Lister-Jones, Cailee Spaeny, Helen Hunt, Olivia Wilde, Fred Armisen, Lamorne Morris, and Nick KrollCinematographers: Daryl Wein and Tyler Beus What would you do if you knew death would knock on your door by day’s end? Would you make amends with those […]

Sundance 2021 Review: CODA

Director: Siân HederStarring: Emilia Jones, Marlee Matlin, Troy Kotsur, Daniel Durant, Eugenio Derbez, and Ferdia Walsh-PeeloCinematographer: Paula Huidobro The 2021 Sundance film festival has officially kicked off in a new format. The virtual event began Thursday, January 28th with Siân Heder’s heartwarming tearjerker CODA. The film stars Emilia […]

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