Showing posts with label SIFF 2024. Show all posts
Showing posts with label SIFF 2024. Show all posts

Saturday, May 18, 2024

Eternal / For Evigt - 2024 SIFF Capsule Review

The Movie: Eternal / For Evigt

The Director: Ulaa Salim

The Cast: Simon Sears, Nanna Øland Fabricius, Anna Søgaard Frandsen, Viktor Hjelmsøe, Halddóra Geirharosdottir

The Story: An earthquake causes a mysterious fracture on the ocean floor, which accelerates climate change.

I Saw the TV Glow - SIFF 2024 Movie Review

The Movie: I Saw the TV Glow

The Director: Jane Schoenbrun

The Cast: Justice Smith, Brigette Lundy-Paine, Ian Foreman, Helena Howard, Fred Durst, Danielle Deadwyler

The Story: Teenager Owen is just trying to make it through life in the suburbs when his classmate introduces him to a mysterious late-night TV show — a vision of a supernatural world beneath their own. In the pale glow of the television, Owen’s view of reality begins to crack.

Friday, May 17, 2024

Babes - SIFF 2024 Movie Review

The Movie: Babes

The Director: Pamela Adlon

The Cast: Ilana Glazer, Michelle Buteau, John Carroll Lynch, Stephen James, Hasan Minhaj

The Story: It tells the story of Eden who becomes pregnant from a one-night-stand and leans on her married best friend and mother of two to guide her.

In A Violent Nature - SIFF 2024 Movie Review

The Movie: In A Violent Nature

The Director: Chris Nash

The Cast: Ry Barrett, Andrea Pavlovic, Cameron Love, Reece Presley, Liam Leone

The Story: An ambient horror slasher that methodically depicts the enigmatic resurrection, rampage, and retribution of an undead monster in a remote wilderness.

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

399 : Queen of the Tetons - 2024 SIFF Documentary Review

The Documentary: 399: Queen of the Tetons

The Director: Elizabeth Leiter

The Story: 399: Queen of the Tetons follows the life of world famous Grizzly #399 as she attempts to raise four cubs.

Monday, May 13, 2024

Tim Travers and the Time Traveler’s Paradox - 2024 SIFF Movie Review

The Movie: Tim Travers and the Time Traveler’s Paradox

The Director: Stimson Snead

The Cast: Samuel Dunning, Felicia Day, Joel McHale, Danny Trejo, Keith David

The Story: A scientist creates a time machine and kills their younger self to see what would happen.

Sunday, May 12, 2024

Food Roots - 2024 SIFF Movie Review

The Documentary: Food Roots

The Director: Michele Josue

The Story: Emmy-Award winning Chicago Restaurateur Billy Dec adventures through his mother's native 7641 Islands of the Philippines to learn recipes from his last living elders, confronting culinary and cultural treasures and family secrets.

Saturday, May 11, 2024

The Primevals - 2024 SIFF Movie Review

The Movie: The Primevals

The Director: David Allen

The Cast: Juliet Mills, Leon Russom, Richard Joseph Paul, Walker Brandt

The Story: When a group of explorers go in search of a yeti, they find themselves taken captive by an ancient race of alien creatures.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

TheTwoOhSix Picks - 2024 Seattle International Film Festival

50 years of movies thanks to the Seattle International Film Festival! What an amazing achievement for one of the world's most unique film festivals and I am proud to say that this is my 12th year covering the event as a member of the press. I have watched and reviewed so many movies during and for the festival, at some point I'll have to take a look back to see what my all time favorites are. In the meantime, here are the 12 (in honor of my years of coverage) feature films that I feel are the ones you absolutely do not want to miss.

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