CIFF 2022 Wrap-Up

2022's Cleveland International Film Festival hosted a variety of excellent screenings, both in person and online. Being unavailable to go in person, we covered this one virtually. Check out our full roundup of films that screened this year, including links to those we have previously covered. 1991 Depicting a specific time period (expressly, 1991 Guatemala), … Continue reading CIFF 2022 Wrap-Up

Oscar Roundup 2022

The 2022 Academy Awards are tomorrow; as per usual, a sizable divide exists between audience preference and critical acclaim. In fact, 2021's highest-grossing film, Spider-Man: No Way Home, garnered merely one nomination, for best visual effects. After the jump, check out links to our coverage for the nominated films, along with information about their nomination, … Continue reading Oscar Roundup 2022

SXSW 2022 Wrap-Up

As with 2021, this iteration of the South by Southwest Film Festival is wildly varied in tone and consistency, delivering what I assume will be some of our favorite movies of the entire year and we are only in March! After the jump, check out our full coverage from SXSW, including capsule reviews for the … Continue reading SXSW 2022 Wrap-Up

SXSW 2022: Pretty Problems

★★★★ An unconventional adult love story oozing with awkward charm, Pretty Problems manages to steadfastly churn entertainment from relatable dumb-couple issues and privileged, borderline-satirical rich-bitch characters. For a movie that opens with an unsatisfying sex scene in which both leads settle for a “good try” before soldiering on with their day, I was genuinely surprised … Continue reading SXSW 2022: Pretty Problems