Reviews

'Yardie': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 08:46:25 +0000

Idris Elba steps behind the camera with this adaptation of Victor Headley's British cult novel 'Yardie,' about a young Jamaican with a score to settle, navigating the drug-dealing underworld of 1980s London.

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'Damsel': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 05:55:25 +0000

David and Nathan Zellner ('Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter') write, produce, and direct 'Damsel,' a Western starring Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska and Robert Forster.

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'The Oslo Diaries': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:37:31 +0000

Survivors of the Mideast peace talks during the 1990s share their memories and reflections in the comprehensive Israeli documentary 'The Oslo Diaries.'

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'Half the Picture': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 02:05:00 +0000

The broad-ranging documentary 'Half the Picture,' a first feature for Amy Adrion, explores the question on everyone's lips in this industry: Why are there so few female directors?

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'Inventing Tomorrow': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 01:42:11 +0000

A multicultural handful of enterprising students tackle environmental problems specific to their respective regions in 'Inventing Tomorrow,' Laura Nix's doc structured around the world's largest high school science competition.

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'White Rabbit': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:45:38 +0000

The whimsical West Coast comedy 'White Rabbit' is a wobbly vehicle for co-writer/star Vivian Bang, who deserves much better.

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'Night Comes On': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 21:11:59 +0000

A tough teenager fresh out of a juvenile detention stint, played by talented newcomer Dominique Fishback, sets out to right the history of her broken family in Jordana Spiro's sisterhood drama, 'Night Comes On.'

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'Chef Flynn': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 19:58:00 +0000

Cameron Yates' doc 'Chef Flynn' gets beyond the hype surrounding culinary prodigy Flynn McGarry.

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'The Queen of Fear' ('La reina del miedo'): Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 18:27:43 +0000

Valeria Bertuccelli and Fabiana Tiscornia co-directed 'The Queen of Fear,' which chronicles the life of a successful Argentine stage actress, played by Bertuccelli ('XXY').

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'Rust': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:28:20 +0000

Brazilian director Aly Muritiba's intimate drama 'Rust' centers on a leaked sex tape that sets off a tragic chain of events.

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Oscars: Listen to 'Awards Chatter' Podcast Episodes With 19 Nominees
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 17:19:18 +0000

Check out Scott Feinberg's in-depth conversations with actors and actresses, directors and screenwriters, producers and songwriters, a cinematographer, a composer and a documentarian — from A (or at least B, as in Mary J. Blige) to Z (as in Hans Zimmer).

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'Ophelia': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 09:58:45 +0000

Daisy Ridley and Naomi Watts star in 'Ophelia,' a reshaping of 'Hamlet' in which the prince’s lady love takes center stage.

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'Monster': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 08:04:36 +0000

Kelvin Harrison Jr. plays a straight-arrow Harlem youth arrested for his peripheral involvement in a deadly crime in 'Monster,' the first feature from music video and commercials director Anthony Mandler.

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'Beirut': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 07:58:56 +0000

Jon Hamm and Rosamund Pike play foreign-service officers trying to rescue a colleague in Brad Anderson's political thriller 'Beirut.'

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'The Last Race': Film Review | Sundance 2018
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 03:00:00 +0000

Renowned photographer Michael Dweck’s meditative feature documentary 'The Last Race' revolves around the devoted community associated with a Long Island racetrack.

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