Festivals

Sundance Film Festival ’19 – Day Five

By Melissa Houghton Day Five KEY PREMIERES: Brittany Runs A Marathon, Wu-Tang Clan: Of Mics and Men, Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins, Honeyland, Jawline, Bedlam. WHAT’S THE BUZZ, STILL? Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Velvet Buzzsaw, Honey Boy, Hail Satan? PERSONAL NOTES: Day Five Rewind  Link courtesy of Sundance. Day…

Sundance Film Festival ’19 – Day Three

By Melissa Houghton Day Three KEY PREMIERES: Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, The Report, The Last Black Man in San Francisco. WHAT’S THE BUZZ? Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Honey Boy, Hail Satan? PERSONAL NOTES: Day Two Rewind – Daily recap video. Link courtesy of Sundance. Day Three Recap – I watched The Lodge…

Sundance Film Festival ‘19 – Day Two

By Melissa Houghton Day Two KEY PREMIERES: Honey Boy, Untouchable, Leaving Neverland, The Farewell, Ask Dr. Ruth, Late Night, Where’s My Roy Cohn? WHAT’S THE BUZZ? Untouchable, Troop Zero, The Brink, The Farewell, Leaving Neverland, Native Son, Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile, Late Night, After the Wedding, Velvet Buzzsaw (coming to Netflix on February…

Review: OUTLAW KING (***)

By John H. Foote This film, which I saw at TIFF really does deserve a big screen release, which Netflix backed out of. It seems they are also second guessing the promised big screen release of Roma, expected to be a major Oscar player. Needless to say without big screenplay, the Oscars will evaporate. What…

REVIEW: THE HATE U GIVE (***)

By John H. Foote THE HATE U GIVE (***) Before I get into the body of this review I must acknowledge and thank Tricia Williams, an old friend from college, where we both studied acting. Trish was good, making a career or it, while I followed my heart to film criticism, always addicted to movies.…