Provincetown International Film Festival 2021 Wrap-Up

For this year's Provincetown International Film Festival, I caught a couple of great gems, with my favorite of the bunch being the absolutely phenomenal drama, CODA. A full listing of all the films covered, including recently-reviewed ones from previous festivals, is included below... Films BEANS Full review at the link. BEING BEBE Full review at … Continue reading Provincetown International Film Festival 2021 Wrap-Up

Film Review: My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To

★★★★ I never thought I’d use the phrase “surprisingly tender” when describing a vampire film, but My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To is here to prove me wrong. Jonathan Cuartas writes and directs a passionate and complex horror drama that feels achingly personal. It reassesses vampire lore through the lens of a … Continue reading Film Review: My Heart Can’t Beat Unless You Tell It To

Frameline 2021: Jump, Darling

★★★★ Cloris Leachman, a film legend who sadly passed away earlier this year, couldn’t have selected a more beautiful swan song. Jump, Darling charts a budding actor-turned-drag-queen, Russell (Thomas Duplessie), as he flees to the country home of his sassy grandmother, Margaret (Leachman). He is shocked to find her in relatively steep decline; initially planning … Continue reading Frameline 2021: Jump, Darling