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Jordan Peele’s Get Out is Probably the Best Indie-Horror in Many Years, and Here is Why

Jordan Peele’s Get Out is Probably the Best Indie-Horror in Many Years, and Here is Why

Get Out (2017) Written and Directed by Jordan Peele Starring: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford, and Catherine Keener Run time: 103 minutes Rated R Jordan Peele may be known for his sketch comedy but there’s not too much funny about his directorial debut; a horror movie being touted as one of the best independent […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Sundance Review: 99 Homes Doesn’t Take Advantage Of Its Cast

Sundance Review: 99 Homes Doesn’t Take Advantage Of Its Cast

Title: 99 Homes Director: Ramin Bahrani Screenwriter: Ramin Bahrani, Amir Nederi, and Bahareh Azimi Principal Cast: Andrew Garfield, Michael Shannon, Laura Dern, Tim Guinee, Cullen Moss, and J.D. Evermore Summary: A father struggles to get back the home that his family was evicted from by working for the greedy real estate broker who’s the source […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is Heartwarming but Clichéd

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl is Heartwarming but Clichéd

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Screenplay: by Jesse Andrews Based on: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews Starring: Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, Ronald Cyler II, Jon Bernthal, Nick Offerman Running time: 105 minutes Rated PG – 13 for sexual content, drug material, language and some […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Sundance Review: Last Days In The Desert Is Bad Bible Fan Fiction

Sundance Review: Last Days In The Desert Is Bad Bible Fan Fiction

Title: Last Days In The Desert Director: Rodrigo Garcia Screenwriter: Rodrigo Garcia Principal Cast: Ewan McGregor, Tye Sheridan, Ciarán Hinds, and Ayelet Zurer Summary: Ewan McGregor is Jesus—and the Devil—in an imagined chapter from his 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert. On his way out of the wilderness, Jesus struggles with the […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: Slow West Doesn’t Shy Away From The Reality Of The Frontier

Review: Slow West Doesn’t Shy Away From The Reality Of The Frontier

Title: Slow West Director: John Maclean Screenwriter: John Maclean Principal Cast: Kod Smi-McPhee, Michael Fassbender, Ben Mendelsohn, Rory McCann, and Caren Postorius Summary: Slow West follows a 16-year-old boy on a journey across 19th Century frontier America in search of the woman he loves, while accompanied by mysterious traveler Silas. Slow West was a screening […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Review: True Story Features A Compelling Dynamic Between Its Two Leading Men

Review: True Story Features A Compelling Dynamic Between Its Two Leading Men

Title: True Story Director: Rupert Goold Screenwriter: Michael Finkel (memoir), Rupert Goold (screenplay), and David Kajganich (screenplay) Principal Cast: James Franco, Jonah Hill, Felicity Jones, and Maria Dizzia Summary: When disgraced New York Times reporter Michael Finkel meets accused killer Christian Longo – who has taken on Finkel’s identity – his investigation morphs into a […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Sundance Review: “Strangerland” Has Impressive Performances But No Resolution

Sundance Review: “Strangerland” Has Impressive Performances But No Resolution

Title: Strangerland Director: Kim Farrant Screenwriter: Fiona Seres and Michael Kinirons Principal Cast: Nicole Kidman, Joseph Fiennes, Hugo Weaving, Lisa Flanagan, Meyne Wyatt, and Maddison Brown Sometimes I feel like Nicole Kidman doesn’t always get the credit she deserves when it comes to acting. I’m sure that picking some less than stellar roles doesn’t really […]

 Kaitlyn Booth

Sundance Review: “Z For Zachariah” Is Depressing and Predictable

Sundance Review: “Z For Zachariah” Is Depressing and Predictable

Title: Z for Zachariah Director: Craig Zobel Screenwriter: Nissar Modi Principle Cast: Margot Robbie, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Chris Pine The post-apocalyptic genre is currently booming. Human beings have always had a morbid fascination with our own destruction. Normally this means that we have zombies or some other monster that is trying to kill us, but […]

 Robert Chesley

VIDEO: “God of War” Trailer… for Sundance

VIDEO: “God of War” Trailer… for Sundance

Keeping in line with the other video game related “fake” trailer I posted yesterday. This one features the characters of “God of War” as if they are in an early “00s” Indie drama.

 Xopher Reed

Submarine – Trailer

Submarine – Trailer

One of the biggest hits at Sundance lately was a British film called Submarine. If you’re a fan of movies like Youth in Revolt or Rushmore, this movie is right up your alley.

 Xopher Reed

The Pact – Trailer

The Pact – Trailer

One really cool aspect of being a Utahn, is that we get first pick for what movies to watch at Sundance when it comes up every year. One of the cooler events that you can check out this year is the 2011 Sundance “Park City At Midnight” selection. What’s got me most excited about this […]