film review

Sundance Film Festival

  One For the Road was chosen as an opening night film at this year’s festival. Barb Bretz has this review.

The co-writer and director Baz Poonpiriya, is an up-and-coming Thai director whose 2017 film Bad Genius, won a record-breaking 12 categories at the 27th Suphannahong National Film Awards in Thailand.

Sundance 2021 - 'Summer of Soul'

Jan 29, 2021
Sundance Film Festival

Well known for his gig as musical director for the Tonight Show and drummer for its in-house band, Roots, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson made his directing debut on the opening night of Sundance 2021 with the documentary Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution could not be Televised).

According to a black journalist who’d worked for the New York Times, 1969 was the pivotal year when the word ‘Negro’ changed to ‘Black’. Along with that change came revolutions in civil rights, culture, clothing, hair fashion and music.

You will fall in love with awkward and totally endearing Kayla Day…. as she navigates the last week of her eighth grade year. Here' s Barb Bretz with your Friday Film Review.

27 year old writer/director Bo Burnham did stand-up comedy for 10 years before debuting at Sundance 2018 with his first film EIGHTH GRADE. At age 16, Burnham videotaped himself performing two comedic songs and posted them on Youtube to share with family. They got reposted to a site called Break.com and became an overnight sensation.

It looks like this year’s Sundance controversy centers on a darkly comic film about a family’s disastrous visit to Walt Disney World. Rick Brough has more.