Atlanta Film Festival 2021 Wrap-Up

The Atlanta Film Festival really selected a phenomenal slate of for its 2021 lineup, and several of their choices I already caught at previous fests. In total, I watched 16 of the narrative offerings, and honestly enjoyed the majority of the ones I watched. I rounded up all viewed from the fest, and provided links … Continue reading Atlanta Film Festival 2021 Wrap-Up

Atlanta Film Festival 2021: We’re All Going to the World’s Fair

★★★★ It’s the Internet’s scariest online horror game, haven’t you heard of it before? Why, it’s the World’s Fair Challenge! It’s all the rage! Loner teenager Casey (Anna Cobb) decides to join this strange new game and document the results of its effects on her body. The symptoms are different for everyone; it’s like a … Continue reading Atlanta Film Festival 2021: We’re All Going to the World’s Fair

Atlanta Film Festival 2021: Moon Manor

★★★★★ Moon Manor, as self-described by the creative team, is a “coming-of-death” story that approaches the weighty topic from a standpoint of positivity and celebration. We follow the last day of Jimmy’s life exactly as he intended: with humor, vigor, self-actualization and striking beauty. James ‘Jimmy’ Carrozo plays a sensationalized version of himself that’s peppered … Continue reading Atlanta Film Festival 2021: Moon Manor

Atlanta Film Festival: Marvelous and the Black Hole

★★★★★ Marvelous and the Black Hole perfectly fills the void, delivering a sweet and poignant coming-of-age friendship story. Writer/director Kate Tsang, known for her work on Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe, brings a quirky and personal touch. Onscreen doodles convey character emotions, a trend I’ve noticed in a few festival films this year like Ninjababy and … Continue reading Atlanta Film Festival: Marvelous and the Black Hole