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Brittany Witherspoon

I am a Scientist by day and a pop culture enthusiast by night. I love sports, writing, reading comic books, and watching movies. But most importantly, I love spending time with people :)

“Snyder-Con” Recap: A Weekend of Directors Cuts

This past weekend from March 22-24th, Zack Snyder hosted a Director’s cut charity event at his Alma mater, The Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA. During the event, Zack brought special guests along with broadcasting his cuts of the following films: Dawn of the Dead (2004), […]

WHAT THE FEST?! 2019 Lineup

What The Fest?! is an annual film festival in New York City that celebrates the most innovative and exciting cinema on screens! These are films that are equally entertaining, surprising and sometimes shocking, making up genre movies–fantastic films that upend conventional limitations to help us escape reality and harbor […]

Bruce!!!! – Film Review

Eden Marryshow (Jessica Jones, Last Night) brings a new kind of comedy film about growing out of old habits and irresponsibility with his latest, Bruce!!!!, which released in select theaters March 15th. Except this time around, this indie film centers around an egotistical yet deeply insecure 30-something man, […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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