Month: February 2019

The Walking Dead – Back with a Strong Bite

It feels like it was just yesterday we were introduced to the AMC adaption of Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard’s tale of zombies and humanity after an Apocalypse. Since 2010, The Walking Dead has turned into one of the premiere dramas on television; and eight seasons later, it’s […]

Sundance Recap: Interviews, Reviews and the Films that Made Me Fall in Love with Cinema Again

The 2019 Sundance Film Festival took place in Park City, Salt Lake City and Sundance, UT from January 24th through February 3rd. There were 112 feature-length films from over 30 countries, 45 of which were first-time filmmakers. This year’s festival proved to be a more inclusive one as […]

Sundance News: Neon’s Apollo 11 to Be Released in IMAX Theaters for ONE Week

Today, NEON and IMAX Corporation announced that Apollo 11 (trailer below!), the documentary that premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival to critical acclaim, will be digitally remastered into the IMAX format. The documentary is set to release in theaters exclusively for one week only beginning on March 1, […]

Sundance Review: LUCE Takes a Powerful Stance On Black Identity, Power & Privilege

Black identity is a topic that has been addressed in film for many decades and more frequently over the last few years. But none quite touched upon the complicated nature of the challenging dualities of aspiration and reality on screen such as Julius Onah’s LUCE. Adapted from JC […]

Dangerous Art: A Thematic Review of Velvet Buzzsaw

Domination, elitism, capitalism and the culture of critique all take turns under the microscope in Dan Gilroy’s satire/thriller Velvet Buzzsaw. Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo and Zawe Ashton star in a piercing, pointed and sometimes poignant take on the tragedy of art in an age of commercialization. Velvet Buzzsaw […]

Sundance News: Netflix Acquires Rights to Grant Sputore’s Sci-Fi Thriller “I AM MOTHER”

On January 25, 2019, Grant Sputore’s I AM MOTHER had its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival at the Eccles Theater in Park City, UT. On average, the film garnered favorable reviews noting Hilary Swank’s (Boys Don’t Cry, Million Dollar Baby) commanding presence and the visual effects. […]

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