Cinequest 2021: Between Waves

★★★ Between Waves starts with our two leads, played by Fiona Graham and Luke Robinson, bathing together. Within seconds, Fiona’s Jamie is in the tub alone, with the lone remnant of Luke’s Isaac being a missing persons poster floating in the water. This heavy moment, established straight away, begins pumping the unconventional sci-fi film with … Continue reading Cinequest 2021: Between Waves

Favorite Film Friday: Call Me By Your Name

Each Friday, I will be exploring (and dissecting) one of my favorite films of all time. I’ll be delving into spoilers for each film, as I elaborate on why they remain so vital. This week, I decided to cover 2018’s poetic, visually stunning drama, Call Me By Your Name. This gay romance/drama film had  so … Continue reading Favorite Film Friday: Call Me By Your Name

Cinequest 2021: A Beautiful Curse

★★★★ With the blood of Romeo and Juliet running through its veins and a sprinkling of drama, new fantasy narrative A Beautiful Curse debuted at this year’s Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival. There’s a mysterious island where the inhabitants have completely fallen asleep. Our lead, Samuel (Mark Strepan), is a photographer who’s been sent there … Continue reading Cinequest 2021: A Beautiful Curse

Berlinale 2021: I’m Your Man

★★★★ Fresh from its debut at Berlinale International Film Festival, unconventional romantic comedy Ich bin dein Mensch (I’m Your Man) is a breath of fresh air. Charming Dan Stevens speaking in German was reason enough to watch, but I found a shockingly tender, beautiful character drama contained within. Stevens and co-star Maren Aggert have a … Continue reading Berlinale 2021: I’m Your Man