Month: January 2021

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 […]

Sound of Metal: Horror and Salvation

***Spoiler Warning*** Destiny, meaning, love, and lingering loss are the essential elements of drama. Known to us since Sophocles and Shakespeare, we judge literature, art, and cinema by these metrics. Sound of Metal- an Amazon original directed by Darius Marder, starring Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, and Paul Raci- has […]

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