SUNDANCE REVIEW: MASS (2021)

Jason Isaacs and and Martha Plimpton in Franz Kranz's "Mass."Sundance Two couples enter a small room in a church. “It’s a secluded room,” utters the church employee. There’s a layer of ambiguity that surrounds this meeting. You know it’s a tragic event based on the social worker’s survey of the room. The sheer appearance of … Continue reading SUNDANCE REVIEW: MASS (2021)

SUNDANCE REVIEW: PASSING (2021)

Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson in Rebecca Hall's "Passing" Sundance “We’re all of us passing for something or other, aren’t we?” Rebecca Hall’s inspiration in adapting Nella Larsen’s novel, Passing, didn’t come from her need to bring this rather artistic short story to life, but rather a strong connection to the material. Hall’s grandfather, a … Continue reading SUNDANCE REVIEW: PASSING (2021)

REVIEW: ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI (2020)

Amazon Studios “Brother, you could move mountains without lifting a finger.” As we see in today’s news, the police brutality, protests, and demanding of basic human rights, we turn to the stories of old, embracing those who fought for their rights and, in the process, stopped those who would infringe on those demands. One Night … Continue reading REVIEW: ONE NIGHT IN MIAMI (2020)