You Don’t Nomi (2019) (Blu-ray)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 21st, 2020 - Blu-ray and DVD

You Don’t Nomi is fast-paced and never takes itself too seriously, it’s 90-plus minutes flying by so quickly I was almost a little shocked when the doc came to an end.

You Don’t Nomi is fast-paced and never takes itself too seriously, it’s 90-plus minutes flying by so quickly I was almost a little shocked when the doc came to an end.

John Lewis: Good Trouble (2020)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - July 3rd, 2020 - Movie Reviews

I didn’t realize just how much I needed director Dawn Porter’s latest documentary John Lewis; Good Trouble until it was over.

I didn’t realize just how much I needed director Dawn Porter’s latest documentary John Lewis; Good Trouble until it was over.

Spaceship Earth (2020)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - May 8th, 2020 - Movie Reviews

Spaceship Earth adds an intriguing dimension to ideas of self-isolation and the ways humans respond to confinement in the face of ecological disaster, pondering questions like these feeling fairly appropriate when considering current events.

Spaceship Earth adds an intriguing dimension to ideas of self-isolation and the ways humans respond to confinement in the face of ecological disaster, pondering questions like these feeling fairly appropriate when considering current events.

Wrinkles the Clown (2019)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - October 4th, 2019 - Movie Reviews

Nichols knew how to hold my attention, Wrinkles the Clown a celebration of petrifying delights that had my guts twisted into unbreakable knots.

Nichols knew how to hold my attention, Wrinkles the Clown a celebration of petrifying delights that had my guts twisted into unbreakable knots.

Penguins (2019)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 17th, 2019 - Movie Reviews

Penguins might not be up there with the best of these productions but that doesn’t make it any less easy to watch, younger viewers in particular likely to enjoy themselves immensely.

Penguins might not be up there with the best of these productions but that doesn’t make it any less easy to watch, younger viewers in particular likely to enjoy themselves immensely.

The Most Dangerous Year (2018)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 12th, 2019 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

In the wake of current events, it is ironically depressing that the Trump administration’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the military goes into effect the same day as this doc’s New York theatrical release, Knowlton’s feature couldn’t be more timely or essential. Open your hearts and your minds and give The Most Dangerous Year an immediate look.

In the wake of current events, it is ironically depressing that the Trump administration’s ban on transgender individuals serving in the military goes into effect the same day as this doc’s New York theatrical release, Knowlton’s feature couldn’t be more timely or essential. Open your hearts and your minds and give The Most Dangerous Year an immediate look.

Anita (2014)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - April 4th, 2014 - Movie Reviews

Insightful Anita a Rousing Call to Action In just 77-minutes, Academy Award-winner Freida Lee Mock (Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision) manufactures an absolutely essential piece of documentary cinema with Anita. More than just a two-plus decades later recounting of the events that made Anita Hill a household name, the movie is a magnificently effective […]

Insightful Anita a Rousing Call to Action In just 77-minutes, Academy Award-winner Freida Lee Mock (Maya Lin: A Strong Clear Vision) manufactures an absolutely essential piece of documentary cinema with Anita. More than just a two-plus decades later recounting of the events that made Anita Hill a household name, the movie is a magnificently effective […]

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (2012)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - August 3rd, 2012 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry isn’t perfect, but I’m not sure it needed to be, a man as complicated and as intriguing as Weiwei a fascinating enigma whom a complete picture of might never be developed.

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry isn’t perfect, but I’m not sure it needed to be, a man as complicated and as intriguing as Weiwei a fascinating enigma whom a complete picture of might never be developed.

True Wolf (2012)

by Sara Michelle Fetters - June 22nd, 2012 - Film Festivals Movie Reviews

I enjoyed True Wolf, got wrapped up in Koani and her family’s story in a way I hadn’t anticipated before watching.

I enjoyed True Wolf, got wrapped up in Koani and her family’s story in a way I hadn’t anticipated before watching.

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