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“The Big Scary ‘S’ Word” Review

“The Big Scary ‘S’ Word” Review

-Allison McCulloch Opening with Ella Fitzgerald singing “Get Happy”, Yael Bridge’s powerhouse documentary feature debut explores how Americans view “the big scary ‘s’ word”: socialism! It covers the history of socialism in America and breaks down the lies and show how billionaires simply don't have an incentive to move to renewable energy. It features such … Continue reading “The Big Scary ‘S’ Word” Review

Bentonville Film Festival: “The Daphne Project” Review

Bentonville Film Festival: “The Daphne Project” Review

-Allison McCulloch 69 mins. | USA | 2021 Writer/Director/Producers: Zora Iman Crews, Alec Tibaldi The Daphne Project was a wild ride. It opened, reeking of Woody Allen's style from the opening credits, snide humor, and faux interviews. Daphne (writer/director Zora Iman Crews) is an actress who All Above Eves her way to the top (I … Continue reading Bentonville Film Festival: “The Daphne Project” Review

Bentonville Film Festival: “Falling for Figaro” Review

-Allison McCulloch  104 mins. | Australia/UK/USA | 2020 Director: Ben LewinWriters: Ben Lewin, Allen PalmerProducers: Judi Levine, Arabella Page Croft Falling for Figaro follows the story of Millie (Danielle Macdonald), a woman who is enamored with opera and dreams of becoming an opera singer. After initial success in the business world, she realizes that she … Continue reading Bentonville Film Festival: “Falling for Figaro” Review

Bentonville Film Festival: “Youth v Gov” Review

Bentonville Film Festival: “Youth v Gov” Review

-Allison McCulloch  110 mins. | USA | 2020 Director: Christi CooperWriters: Christi Cooper, Lyman SmithProducers: Olivia Ahnemann, Christi Cooper This documentary covers the Juliana vs. United States lawsuit: young people suing the U.S. government for prioritizing fossil development. Every U.S. President from Jimmy Carter to Donald Trump is reprimanded: yes, even Bill Clinton and Barack … Continue reading Bentonville Film Festival: “Youth v Gov” Review