Film Festivals

Miami Film Festival 2021: ‘Beans,’ ‘Rebel Hearts,’ ‘Ludi,’ and ‘A State of Madness’

Alan French reports back from the first two days of the 2021 Miami Film Festival, including screenings of "Beans," "Rebel Hearts," "Ludi," and "A State of Madness"

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘Hive’ Stands in Stony Defiance of the Patriarchy

Fahrije's husband has been missing since the war in Kosovo. She sets up her own small business to provide for her kids, but as she fights against a patriarchal society that does not support her, she f...

9 Amazing

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘The World to Come’ is a Lyrical, Achingly Sad Love Story

Somewhere along the mid-19th century American East Coast frontier, two neighboring couples battle hardship and isolation, witnessed by a splendid yet testing landscape, challenging them both physicall...

8 Great

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘Captains of Za’atari’ Is a Sports Documentary With Heart

Two best friends trapped in the Za'atari Refugee Camp in Jordan have an undying dream of becoming professional football players. When a world-renowned sports academy visits the camp, they now have a c...

8 Great

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘Strawberry Mansion’ is a Wonderfully Weird Surrealist Romp

In a future where the government records dreams and taxes them, a dream auditor gets caught up in the dreams of an aging eccentric.

7 Good

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘Try Harder!’ Is a Tale of Pressure, Personality, and Over-Achieving

In a universe where cool kids are nerds, the orchestra is world class and being Asian American is the norm, seniors at Lowell High School compete for the top prize: admission to the college of their d...

8 Great

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘The Pink Cloud’ is a Thought-Provoking Psychological Drama

LV Taylor reviews Iuli Gerbase's film, The Pink Cloud starring Renata de Lélis, Eduardo Mendonça, Helena Becker, Girley Paes and Kaya Rodrigues.

Sundance 2021 Review: ‘Mass’ is Emotionally Engaging But Frustratingly Stagey

Aftermath of a violent tragedy that affects the lives of two couples in different ways.

Sundance 2021 Review: The Exquisite Tragedy of ‘The Most Beautiful Boy in the World’

In 1971, due to the world premiere of Death in Venice, Italian director Lucino Visconti proclaimed his Tadzio as the world's most beautiful boy. A shadow that today, 50 years later, weighs Björn Andre...

8 Great

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