“Song of Back and Neck” – Tribeca Film Festival Review

“Song of Back and Neck,” dir. Paul Lieberstein A hapless man seeking treatment for his crippling back pain discovers a very unusual talent and unexpected love. Advertisements

“The Miseducation of Cameron Post” – Tribeca Film Festival Review

“The Miseducation of Cameron Post,” dir. Desiree Akhavan After Cameron is caught having sex with another girl on prom night, her conservative guardians send her to gay conversion therapy. There, she forges an unlikely community with her fellow teens in this Sundance-winning coming of age story.

“Duck Butter” – Tribeca Film Festival Review

“Duck Butter,” dir. Miguel Arteta Two women, jaded by dishonest and broken relationships, make a pact to spend 24 uninterrupted hours together, having sex on the hour. Their romantic experiment intends to create a new form of intimacy, but it doesn’t quite go as planned.

“Cargo” – Tribeca Film Festival Review

“Cargo,” dir. Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke An infected father navigates a zombie-riddled Australian Outback with his infant daughter. Fortunately, he’s found an Aboriginal community that may hold the disease’s cure. Unfortunately, he has only 48 hours to live.

NYFF55 Reviews: “Call Me By Your Name,” “Lady Bird,” “Wonderstruck” + “Blade Runner 2049”

Time to continue on with the NYFF reviews! Got to revisit a couple of my favorite films of the year with Luca Guadagnino’s “Call Me By Your Name” and Greta Gerwig’s “Lady Bird.” I’ll also be reviewing Todd Haynes’s “Wonderstruck” while also delving into this weekend’s new release from Denis Villeneuve, “Blade Runner 2049.” Ready […]

NYFF55 Reviews: “The Florida Project,” “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)”

Got a couple more movies to review out of NYFF! Today, I bring you reviews for Noah Baumbach’s new film, “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected),” while I also revisit my favorite movie of the year, Sean Baker’s “The Florida Project.” So let’s begin!

NYFF55 Reviews: “Last Flag Flying,” “The Square”

Right back into another film festival! The 55th New York Film Festival has begun and I’m going to be covering a few of the films playing, including revisiting some of my favorites that I already saw at TIFF! I’ve already gotten a chance to see Richard Linklater’s “Last Flag Flying” and Ruben Östlund’s “The Square […]

Recap of TIFF 2017!

So it’s been a week since the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival has come to a close. It was a wild ride, but I got to see a lot of truly remarkable films, some surprising gems, and yes, some piles of trash. So I just wanted to take the time to do a recap of […]

TIFF 2017 Day 10: “Darkest Hour,” “Lean On Pete,” “I, Tonya,” “Hostiles,” “Vampire Clay”

Busy, busy, busy day today on the 10th day of the festival. I got five more films into my lineup including Joe Wright’s “Darkest Hour,” Andrew Haigh’s “Lean On Pete,” Craig Gillespie’s “I, Tonya,” Scott Cooper’s “Hostiles,” and Sôichi Umezawa’s “Vampire Clay.” Let’s jump right in!

TIFF 2017 Day 9: “The Wife,” “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” “Redoubtable,” “Who We Are Now”

Day 9 was a slow, but fun one. Today, I saw Björn Runge’s “The Wife,” Angela Robinson’s “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women,” Michel Hazanavicius’s “Redoubtable,” and Matthew Newton’s “Who We Are Now.”