Tag: 2023

FLORA AND SON Is A Beautifully Sincere Treat From John Carney

John Carney’s Flora and Son, the follow-up to his 2016 film Sing Street, is an utter delight. It follows young, single mother Flora (Eve Hewson) on her journey to course correct, and ultimately, connect with, her son Max (Orén Kinlan). Now, what this film appears to be versus what it actually is are two very […]

BOTTOMS Is Emma Seligman’s Wild Follow-Up to SHIVA BABY

Shiva Baby is, without question, one of the best debut films ever. Emma Seligman’s 2020 film is brilliantly funny, wonderfully constructed, and shines just as brightly upon rewatches. So it’s no surprise that in the three years since its release, audiences have impatiently been waiting for her follow-up. Whatever she decided to tackle next was […]

TRIBECA 2023 Movie Review | Tierra Whack Is Still As Cool As Ever in CYPHER

One should go into Chris Moukarbel’s Cypher as blindly as possible, so I will be brief. That being said, it’s too interesting of a film to not write something about. Tierra Whack is such a fascinating and creative individual. Therefore, it’s no surprise that a documentary depicting her rise and subsequent career in music takes […]

TRIBECA 2023 Movie Review | CHASING CHASING AMY Beautifully Examines A 90’s Film With Honesty

Even as a longtime admirer of Kevin Smith, it wasn’t until later in life that it all clicked into place as to why I adored the New Jersey auteur so much. To put it simply, he was a filmmaker whose passion for cinema and filmmaking bled through the screen. From his often-memed tweets and his […]