A compelling documentary about a difficult subject. Explores Cornelius Walker’s decision to fit in with the racist white kids in his neighborhood.
A meta docu-fiction film from South Africa explores the making of itself. A reenactment with amazing shots of KwaZulu Natal region of South Africa. #Slamdance25
Completely comprised of home video footage, recordings and photos, a new Polish documentary tells the story of the tragic Beksinski family.
Comprised of archival footage, Memphis ’69 takes viewers on a time travel trip back to the Memphis Birthday Blues Festival. #Slamdance25
Boni Bonita is a Brazilian-Argentine film about a rebellious young woman and an aging musician. Shot in 16mm, Super 16mm & digital.
Slip Road is an ominous and mysterious short film that begs the viewer to extrapolate their own meaning from the series of events in the story. #Slamdance25
A short comedy about a magical land of butts, Butt Fantasia is pure entertinament for viewers who think behinds are hilarious.
A hybrid narrative drama and documentary that explores the creative process through existential angst. #Slamdance25
A short film that tests our perception of reality through shifting images and sound set in the cosmos. #Slamdance25
A new indie film that will appeal to fans of The Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Twilight Zone.
“Talent is so fragile and so rare. And our culture does everything to crush it.”
I discuss Creed and Creed II on the Cinema Shame podcast, hosted by James Patrick.
Shot on location in George, Dede is a quiet, unassuming film with a powerful message about hurtful traditions. Stunning cinematography.
Alright Now stars Cobie Smulders as a former rock star adjusting to life after her band breaks up. Improvised and shot in 5 days.
Bo Burnham’s feature film debut is an ode to coming of age in our modern society and also an exploration of the overwhelming effects of anxiety.
Guest film critic Daniel Eagan reviews Ophelia, a visually sumptuous adaptation of Lisa Klein’s novel based on Shakespeare’s Hamlet.