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: Plastic China

Sundance Film Review: Plastic China
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Plastic China features foreman Kun’s plastic-recycling facility. They reside among knolls of plastic waste and veritable mountains of work. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Colossal

Sundance Film Review: Colossal
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Colossal strikes the near-perfect balance between the nostalgic geekdom of our childhoods and the tragic, everyday pitfalls of our adulthoods. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Dayveon

Sundance Film Review: Dayveon
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In the “NEXT” section, Dayveon depicts the frustration of the film’s namesake character, Dayveon, played by Devin Blackmon. … 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: The Big Sick

Sundance Film Review: The Big Sick
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The Big Sick is a story that deftly balances comedy and drama. It’s time to another funny and unexpectedly powerful film in the Apatow collection. … 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

Sundance Film Review: Carpinteros

Sundance Film Review: Carpinteros
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Carpinteros tells the story Julián (Jean Jean), who has been admitted into prison for a probationary period while his case goes through court. … read more

Sundance Film Review: XX

Sundance Film Review: XX
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Creating and distributing an anthology of short films is extremely difficult to pull off. XX fights that battle admirably—despite its pitfalls, it remains a solid vision of female-driven horror—but ultimately falls victim to the dangers of anthology filmmaking. … read more

Sundance Film Review: Axolotl Overkill

Sundance Film Review: Axolotl Overkill
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Axolotl Overkill is a character study of Mifti, a teenage girl who feels disaffected by the life that people her age are supposed to lead. … read more