Sundance 2022: TikTok, Boom.

★★★ (Written by Allison Brown)  Throughout the festival, I noticed Shalini Kantayya’s TikTok, Boom. was heavily panned by critics. I still wanted to give it a chance, as I tend to enjoy tech related documentaries. The film explores TikTok’s influence on several hand-selected influencers, as well as on the political landscape. TikTok founder Zhang Yiming’s … Continue reading Sundance 2022: TikTok, Boom.

Sundance 2022 Wrap-Up

2022's all-virtual Sundance Film Festival brought together a variety of films, with the festival's usual eye for exciting new voices on full display. It seemed this year that nearly every selection featured at least one big-name actor in the majority of the projects. Below is our full coverage for the Sundance festival, and links to … Continue reading Sundance 2022 Wrap-Up

Sundance 2022: Framing Agnes

★★★ Framing Agnes is all about the reclamation of a divisive figure in transgender history: Agnes, who took part in Harold Garfinkel’s UCLA gender studies program in the 1960s. In a rather unconventional style, this film (which only clocks in at just over an hour) intersperses vintage reenactments of never-before-seen Garfinkel transcripts amongst present-day interviews … Continue reading Sundance 2022: Framing Agnes

Sundance 2022: We Need to Talk About Cosby

Can we separate the art from the artist? In our modern times, no other question seems quite as prescient, especially in regards to legendary “America’s dad,” Bill Cosby himself. An icon to many families that helped bring black culture to the forefront in popular media, Cosby left an indelible imprint on the television landscape—but how … Continue reading Sundance 2022: We Need to Talk About Cosby