Monday, January 27, 2014
Sundance 2014 - It's a wrap!
Land Ho! B+
A film about two old guys trying to get their groove back.
Appropriate Behavior A
A snarky, sexual and clever relationship comedy that has the perfect amount of bite.
White Bird in Blizzard B-
Shailene Woodley, eighties music and plenty of melodrama was enough to hold my attention.
Lambert & Stamp C+
A frustrating documentary about The Who, but not really about The Who. I wish it was solely about The Who.
Low Down B
A dark film about a jazz pianist who was a great musician and a greater drug addict.
Young Ones D+
A sparse futuristic film about a lack of water, blah, blah, blah...
If you like motocross and annoying kids behaving badly, you'll love this one.
Shorts Program IV C+
A total mixed bag ranging from too weird (Kekasih), too rough (Here I am... There You Are), too cute (Dig), and brilliant (Person to Person). Programming included the following short films:
Afronauts - Afrocentric
Here I Am...There You Are - Rough sex
Me + Her - Cardboard animation and an audience favorite.
Mystery- Women listen to the back of a young man's neck hoping to hear the voice of the Virgin.
Kekasih - Mad Professor/Scientist and a haunting encounter with his late wife.
Person to Person - A surprisingly unwanted house guest the morning after...
Dig - Cute kids and lots of digging.
Exchange & Mart - Scottish school girls straddle the line between lust, longing and danger.