Saturday, May 13, 2023

A Disturbance in the Force - 2023 SIFF Capsule Review

The Documentary: A Disturbance in the Force

The Directors: Jeremy Coon, Steve Kozak

The Story: Investigating the infamous The Star Wars Holiday Special (1978) with the behind-the-scenes story of how it got made.

Friday, May 12, 2023

Year of the Fox - 2023 SIFF Capsule Review

The Movie: Year of the Fox

The Director: Megan Griffiths

The Cast: Sarah Jeffery, Jane Adams, Jake Weber, Balthazar Getty

The Story: The story follows Ivy, a teenager navigating Aspen's party scene amidst her adoptive parents' bitter divorce. As she watches her community provide cover for predatory behavior, Ivy struggles to find her path without losing herself.

Egghead & Twinkie - 2023 SIFF Capsule Review

The Movie: Egghead & Twinkie

The Director: Sarah Kambe Holland

The Cast: Sabrina Jie-A-Fa, Louis Tomeo, Asahi Hirano, Ayden Lee

The Story: After coming out to her parents, an Asian American teenage girl takes off on a road trip to meet her online crush with the help of her nerdy best friend.

Wednesday, May 3, 2023

TheTwoOhSix Picks - 2023 Seattle International Film Festival

This year, there are 264 movies (features and shorts) from filmmakers in 74 countries/regions around the world with just about any genre you can think of represented in some fashion. It was tough to narrow this down to just a few selections so my list includes 20 different feature films, documentaries, and shorts blocks. Each title links to the movie's corresponding page on the SIFF website.

Sunday, April 30, 2023

Evil Dead Rise - Movie Review

The Movie: Evil Dead Rise

The Director: Lee Cronin

The Cast: Lily Sullivan, Alyssa Sutherland, Morgan Davies, Gabrielle Echols, Nell Fisher, Mirabai Pease, Richard Crouchley, Anna-Maree Thomas, Mark Mitchinson, Jayden Daniels

The Story: A twisted tale of two estranged sisters whose reunion is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.

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