Festivals

Something Different But Familiar About TIFF This Year

By John H. Foote As the announcements for films screening at TIFF this year continue, the busy staff in this first year without Piers Handling have broken through with some new events tied to the past. Back in the seventies and eighties, the programmers of The Festival Of Festivals organized career tributes to such major…

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…