Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 15th, 2018 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

It’s impossible to watch Morgan Neville’s Fred Rogers documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and not come away from the experience moved.

It’s impossible to watch Morgan Neville’s Fred Rogers documentary Won’t You Be My Neighbor? and not come away from the experience moved.

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” – Interview with Morgan Neville

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 15th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“I feel like there is no one out there speaking to the value of civility. Fred Rogers is that person. At a time when those basic ideas of the social compact of how we’re supposed to live together feel threatened, Fred is a vehicle to have this conversation around remembering that those underpinnings of civility and kindness are the things that will keep our society from falling apart.”
– Morgan Neville

“I feel like there is no one out there speaking to the value of civility. Fred Rogers is that person. At a time when those basic ideas of the social compact of how we’re supposed to live together feel threatened, Fred is a vehicle to have this conversation around remembering that those underpinnings of civility and kindness are the things that will keep our society from falling apart.”
– Morgan Neville

“American Animals” – Interview with Bart Layton

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 8th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“It was a secret that they had that made them different from everyone else. I don’t think they thought that they were going to go through with it. They just were enjoying the role play and then it went way too far.”
– Bart Layton

“It was a secret that they had that made them different from everyone else. I don’t think they thought that they were going to go through with it. They just were enjoying the role play and then it went way too far.”
– Bart Layton

American Animals (2018)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 8th, 2018 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

American Animals looks at this jolt of criminal lunacy and discovers universal truths viewers should take note of, this group’s failure revealing more about the human condition than initially meets the eye.

American Animals looks at this jolt of criminal lunacy and discovers universal truths viewers should take note of, this group’s failure revealing more about the human condition than initially meets the eye.

First Reformed (2017)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 1st, 2018 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

Nothing happens here that doesn’t feel as if Schrader is in completely control of the outcome, the inherent emotional complexities of First Reformed revealing themselves with a pointed didacticism that’s frequently compelling.

Nothing happens here that doesn’t feel as if Schrader is in completely control of the outcome, the inherent emotional complexities of First Reformed revealing themselves with a pointed didacticism that’s frequently compelling.

Revenge (2017)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 30th, 2018 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

Revenge smashes the male gaze into a myriad of pieces, this incisive feminine vision of an all-too-real terror a gruesome shot of cinematic adrenaline I’m unlikely to soon forget.

Revenge smashes the male gaze into a myriad of pieces, this incisive feminine vision of an all-too-real terror a gruesome shot of cinematic adrenaline I’m unlikely to soon forget.

“Disobedience” – Interview with Sebastián Lelio

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 25th, 2018 - Film Festivals Interviews

“There’s something beautiful behind the idea of disobedience, especially in current times. Sometimes disobedience is duty, otherwise we would still be in the Middle Ages.”
– Sebastián Lelio

“There’s something beautiful behind the idea of disobedience, especially in current times. Sometimes disobedience is duty, otherwise we would still be in the Middle Ages.”
– Sebastián Lelio

Disobedience (2017)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 25th, 2018 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

Disobedience is a sensational motion picture I can’t wait to watch again, its pleas for tolerance, freedom, friendship and family all ones deserving to be heard now more than ever.

Disobedience is a sensational motion picture I can’t wait to watch again, its pleas for tolerance, freedom, friendship and family all ones deserving to be heard now more than ever.

On Chesil Beach (2017)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 25th, 2018 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

But On Chesil Beach frustratingly can’t build on this gobsmack of a revelation, Cooke muting the inherent emotional explosiveness of Florence and Edward’s journey to the point it disappears just at the point it needed to be building to a crescendo.

But On Chesil Beach frustratingly can’t build on this gobsmack of a revelation, Cooke muting the inherent emotional explosiveness of Florence and Edward’s journey to the point it disappears just at the point it needed to be building to a crescendo.

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