Month: January 2019

Sundance Review: ANIMALS is an Intoxicating Study of Female Friendship

Female friendships are complicated, but should be able to stand the test of time according to Sophie Hyde’s (52 Tuesdays) characters in Animals. Adapted from the novel of the same name by Emma Jane Unsworth (who also wrote the screenplay for this feature), Animals explores the fluctuating friendship […]

Sundance Review: Advocate (2019) is a Large Voice for Small Justice

Every person on this earth deserves ‘the preservation of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness’ – a phrase most United States citizens know and are privileged to live by. The system of justice as expressed through the Court takes focus in Rachel Leah Jones and Philippe Bellaiche’s […]

CAT STICKS – Review: Slamdance’s Only Indian Feature Film is a Slamdunk

This year’s Slamdance Film Festival boasts fascinating lineups from first-time feature filmmakers. One of these filmmakers is Ronny Sen. His film, Cat Sticks, is an expressive examination and dramatization of addiction and its effects on those suffering from it. The film follows a group of addicts, as they roam […]

Sundance News: Mindy Kaling Receives the IMDb Starmeter Award

Congratulations are in order for Mindy Kaling for receiving the IMDb STARmeter Award at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival (video below) on Friday, January 25th in Park City, UT. Mindy has been seen in the hit television shows The Office and The Mindy Project as well as 2017’s star-studded feature […]

Sundance Preview: Selah and the Spades

Sundance’s NEXT category is dedicated to the films that are bold and distinguished by an innovative and forward-thinking approach to storytelling. One of 2019’s entries is from first-time feature director Tayarisha Poe. Her film, Selah and the Spades is a character study of a teenage girl who gets an intoxicating taste of […]

Sundance World Cinema Dramatic Competition Preview: We Are Little Zombies

Among all the competition at Sundance, the entries in the World Cinematic Drama are some of PCR’s highly anticipated. One of the films is We Are Little Zombies (Teaser Trailer Below!). It is directed by Sundance returnee Makoto Nagahisa. This time around, he’s debuting his first feature length film which […]

Sundance Documentary Preview: GAZA

Sundance is fast approaching, and this year’s World Cinema Documentary Competition will prove to be enlightening. One of this year’s entries is GAZA. The documentary promises to introduce the audience to the surprising, unexpected and unfamiliar stories that are reflective of this Palestinian territory. It will show to the […]

Slamdance Feature Preview: CAT STICKS

The Slamdance Film Festival is a showcase that focuses on emerging artists and low-budget, independent filmmakers. And this year’s festival promises to shake things up. One of its entries is the graphically powerful CAT STICKS (Trailer Below), directed by Ronney Sen. It is the only Indian Film to make an […]

Most Anticipated 2019 Sundance Entries

The Sundance film festival is a prestigious program of the Sundance Institute, a non-profit organization founded by Robert Redford, committed to the growth and nurturing of independent artists. With the 2019 festival swiftly approaching this week, the unveiled line-up of films promises to provide a year of great […]

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