SUNDANCE REVIEW: PASSING (2021)

“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 black man, “passed” for a white man throughout his life.…

REVIEW: ANNIHILATION (2018)

“To those who follow…” From writer and director Alex Garland, Annihilation tells the story of a biologist, Lena, whose husband, Kane, returns from a mysterious assignment after 12 months. The happiness is of Kane’s return is short lived after Kane is taken seriously ill. Now Lena must go into The Shimmer in order to find…