Quiet Heroes: Kristen Ries and Maggie Snyder’s Legacy at Sundance

Quiet Heroes: Kristen Ries and Maggie Snyder’s Legacy at Sundance
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Through home video, archival material and more, Quiet Heroes compellingly highlights Kristen Ries’ and Maggie Snyder’s exceptional work and compassion. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Crown Heights

Sundance Film Review: Crown Heights
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Based on the true story of Colin Warner, Crown Heights is a harrowing reminder of just how little has changed in the U.S. by way of race, law enforcement and criminal justice. … read more

Sundance Film Review: The Incredible Jessica James

Sundance Film Review: The Incredible Jessica James
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Director Jim Strouse decided to write an entire film tailor-made for Jessica Williams in the lead. The result is a lighthearted indie comedy that shines—especially through the effortlessness with which Williams commands each scene. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Manifesto

Sundance Film Review: Manifesto
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In Manifesto, Cate Blanchett takes center stage in a stunning homage to some of the most emphatic declarations of 20th-century art and art history. Blanchett takes on 13 different roles, examining how these truths hold up in our contemporary world. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Person to Person

Sundance Film Review: Person to Person
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Comprising a series of vignettes shot entirely in a nicely textured and nostalgic 16mm, Person to Person brings an unassumingly hilarious and real, life-sized take on several characters as they contend with both the humdrum and the unexpected. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Killing Ground

Sundance Film Review: Killing Ground
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Taking a cue from fellow Aussie survival flick Wolf Creek, Killing Ground capitalizes on the beautiful yet foreboding landscape of his film’s setting. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Dolores

Sundance Film Review: Dolores
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It takes a certain touch to make a documentary a riveting, standout Sundance film—and Dolores has it, honoring Dolores Huerta’s advocacy for farmers rights. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Brigsby Bear

Sundance Film Review: Brigsby Bear
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For many career comedians, the transition from sketch comedy to motion pictures isn’t always successful. Usually we end up with a decent idea that is frantically held together by dick jokes, but that’s not the case with Brigsby Bear. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Bushwick

Sundance Film Review: Bushwick
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It doesn’t take long for Bushwick’s visceral action to kick in—after about five minutes of everyday routine, our characters are thrust into a deadly conflict that is raging across Brooklyn. … read more

Sundance Film Review: To the Bone

Sundance Film Review: To the Bone
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All filmmakers inevitably find themselves in the uncomfortable position of choosing whether to please audiences or choosing to please critics. After checking out To the Bone, it feels like Marti Noxon has fallen into the trap of trying to please both. … read more