Sundance Film Review: Private Life

Sundance Film Review: Private Life
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In Sundance premiere Private Life, Rachel (Kathryn Hahn) and Richard (Paul Giamatti) have become obsessed with getting pregnant. … read more

Sundance Film Review: The Oslo Diaries

Sundance Film Review: The Oslo Diaries
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In this Sundance World Documentary, The Oslo Diaries recalls a new low in Palestine-Israel relations in 1992. Each nation sent a secret delegation to Oslo, Norway, to negotiate a peace agreement. Surprisingly, they had settled on one. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Of Fathers and Sons

Sundance Film Review: Of Fathers and Sons
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It’s difficult to know even where to start with Sundance’s “World Cinema Documentary” selection Of Fathers and Sons. It’s clear, however, that it’s an incredibly essential film, and it touches on an array of issues. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?

Sundance Film Review: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
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For me, and for many viewers, Won’t You Be My Neighbor is a nostalgic trip into what made Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood such a memorable and prolific television program, and also a testament to how much imagination and care Fred Rogers put into his show, as well as his life. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Lords of Chaos

Sundance Film Review: Lords of Chaos
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Admittedly, what I know about the Norwegian Black Metal scene I owe to Last Podcast on the Left—I basically knew what to expect from the plot of Sundance film Lords of Chaos. However, there was no way to prepare for the brutal way the story is presented through the eyes of Euronymous (Rory Culkin). … read more

Sundance Film Review: The Queen of Fear

Sundance Film Review: The Queen of Fear
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Alone in her mansion, famous Argentine theater actress Robertina (Valeria Bertuccelli​) grows increasingly anxious in the days leading up to her much anticipated, one-woman show in The Queen of Fear. … read more

Sundance Film Festival: Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind

Sundance Film Festival: Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind
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“Come inside my mind,” says Robin Williams, in his own distinctive voice as the film opens with a scene from a different time—an interview where Williams uses an impromptu performance as the answer to a question about whether he can think faster than most people. … read more

Sundance Film Festival: Our New President

Sundance Film Festival: Our New President
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Before the screening, director Maxim Pozdorovkin jokingly warned that his film, Our New President, had so much archival Russian propaganda footage that it was probably not safe for human consumption in one sitting, saying, “You’re not going to feel good at the end of this.” … read more

Sundance Film Review: Hale County This Morning, This Evening

Sundance Film Review: Hale County This Morning, This Evening
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Director RaMell Ross described the loosely developed plot of Hale County This Morning, This Evening, as an “anti-narrative.” The film is a series of beautiful scenes of Hale County, Alabama, and seems to be a love letter to the people there, specifically the black community. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Kailash

Sundance Film Review: Kailash
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Kailash is a World Documentary selection that covers many horrors of child labor and the fight against it. Kailash Satyarthi is a Nobel Peace Prize recipient for his work of fighting against child labor around the world. … read more