Sometimes, the Sundance Film Festival mints new directors and stars. However, it can also be the necessary push to get the full attention of someone in the years before their breakthrough. Jonathan Majors is no stranger to the festival after earning raves for The Last Black Man in San Fransisco in 2019. The last few … Continue reading Sundance 2023: ‘Magazine Dream’ – The Year of Jonathan Majors Begins With an Imperfect Character Study
Review: ‘Till’ Brings the Tragedy and Humanity of Emmett & Mamie Till to Life
Bringing true horror and tragedy to the big screen remains a difficult proposition. When executed perfectly, telling a story about real-world horrors guarantees the audience will leave the film upset. On the other hand, when poorly crafted, you run the risk of being exploitative. However, director Chinonye Chukwu brings humanity to one of the most … Continue reading Review: ‘Till’ Brings the Tragedy and Humanity of Emmett & Mamie Till to Life
Review: ‘Cyrano’ Cedes the Stage to a Career-Best Peter Dinklage
Alan French reviews Cyrano, the 2021 adaptation of a Broadway musical. The film from Director Joe Wright tells the famed story with Peter Dinklage, Haley Bennett, Kelvin Harrison Jr, and music from the Dessner Brothers.