Sundance Film Review: Ponyboi 

Sundance Film Review: Ponyboi 
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Ponyboi is a bold and transcendent performance that is screaming out to be seen, and if Hollywood is willing to look at Gallo, it could be a game changer. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Brief History of a Family

Sundance Film Review: Brief History of a Family
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What a vibrant debut this is, feverish with ideas and energy. Whatever Lin’s next project is, he’s got no shortage of infectious ingenuity to pull it off. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Agent of Happiness

Sundance Film Review: Agent of Happiness
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Agent of Happiness is a film that poses many questions, though the only answer it can give is that happiness is reliable only in its elusiveness. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Rob Peace

Sundance Film Review: Rob Peace
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Ejiofor capably tells a tragic tale that is worthy of the Bard in Rob Peace—if he can hone is instincts a bit, he has the potential to be great storyteller. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Experimental Shorts Block

Slamdance Film Review: Experimental Shorts Block
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No matter how abstract or avant-garde the methods of madness are, no one does experimental filmmaking better than the 2024 Slamdance Film Festival. Witness, if you will, six deviant directors and writers dispatching a visual display of 100% free-wandering consciousness. … read more

Sundance Film Review: A New Kind of Wilderness

Sundance Film Review: A New Kind of Wilderness
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After living in an isolated Norwegian forest, a family is forced to adapt to the modern world in Silje Evensmo Jacobsen’s A New Kind of Wilderness. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Suncoast

Sundance Film Review: Suncoast
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In the case of Suncoast, it feels a bit too much like writer/director Laura Chinn was meeting with her therapist and was told “just write a screenplay about your teenage experiences and see if you can work in a part for Woody Harrelson.” … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Sam’s World

Slamdance Film Review: Sam’s World
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Sam’s World explores the internal universe of its main character, Sam, a non-binary sex worker grappling with friendship, romance and a secret pregnancy. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Hell of Se

Slamdance Film Review: Hell of Se
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Overall, Hell of Se has elements of interesting characters and a classic plot, but the film lacks proper development to capitalize on those unique traits. … read more

Slamdance Film Review: Darla in Space

Slamdance Film Review: Darla in Space
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After learning that she is over $300,000 in debt, Darla discovers a sentient kombucha scoby named Mother that can communicate with her telepathically and give people psychedelic orgasms. … read more