Author: Jacob Throneberry

‘The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future’ Sundance Review: A ghost story of grief and acceptance.

‘The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future’ Sundance Review: A ghost story of grief and acceptance.

Director(s): Francisca Alegria Writer(s): Francisca Alegria, Manuela Infante, Fernanda Urrejola Cast: Mía Maestro, Enzo Ferrada Rosati, Benjamin Soto After Cecilia's (Leonor Varela) father has a heart attack, her and her family travel to her childhood farm to help take care for the time being. While on the farm, the family is met by Magdalena (Mía … Continue reading ‘The Cow Who Sang a Song Into the Future’ Sundance Review: A ghost story of grief and acceptance.

The Power of the Dog wins Best Picture & Best Director for the Music City Film Critics’ Association’s 2022 Film Awards

The Power of the Dog wins Best Picture & Best Director for the Music City Film Critics’ Association’s 2022 Film Awards

Along with four awards for The Power of the Dog, the Western genre in total wins six awards. NASHVILLE, Tenn. – January 25, 2022 – The Music City Film Critics’ Association is proud to announce its winners of the MCFCA 2022 Film Awards. The association is comprised of more than 30 professional film critics working … Continue reading The Power of the Dog wins Best Picture & Best Director for the Music City Film Critics’ Association’s 2022 Film Awards

‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Sundance Review: Cooper Raiff and Dakota Johnson shine in a post-grad coming-of-age story with a lot of heart.

‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Sundance Review: Cooper Raiff and Dakota Johnson shine in a post-grad coming-of-age story with a lot of heart.

Director(s): Cooper Raiff Writer(s): Cooper Raiff Cast: Cooper Raiff, Dakota Johnson, Brad Garrett, Leslie Mann, Vanessa Burghardt Cooper Raiff’s acting, writing, and directing debut Shithouse became an instant classic, and one of the best triple threats (acting, directing, and writing) there has been in some time. Shithouse is a college dramedy that was able to … Continue reading ‘Cha Cha Real Smooth’ Sundance Review: Cooper Raiff and Dakota Johnson shine in a post-grad coming-of-age story with a lot of heart.

‘Emergency’ Sundance Review: Carey Williams sophomore effort is a powerful one with a heart stopping ending.

‘Emergency’ Sundance Review: Carey Williams sophomore effort is a powerful one with a heart stopping ending.

Director(s): Carey Williams Writer(s): KD Davila Cast: Donald Elise Watkins, RJ Cyler, Sebastian Chacon In 2021, director Carey Williams premiered R#J, his modern spin on the beloved tale Romeo and Juliet. In this film, Williams effectively told the story through the use of social media and different phone screens. The film was met with middling … Continue reading ‘Emergency’ Sundance Review: Carey Williams sophomore effort is a powerful one with a heart stopping ending.

2022 Oscar Predictions – January

2022 Oscar Predictions – January

*Post SAG Nominations and Golden Globe Winners Picture Winner: THE POWER OF THE DOG - GG Nominees: WEST SIDE STORY - GGBELFASTLICORICE PIZZADUNEKING RICHARDTICK, TICK... BOOM!DON'T LOOK UPCODADRIVE MY CAR Next 5: SPIDER-MAN: NO WAY HOMEBEING THE RICARDOSHOUSE OF GUCCINIGHTMARE ALLEYTHE TRAGEDY OF MACBETH Also in Contention (Alphabetical by Film): FLEETHE LAST DUELTHE LOST DAUGHTERMASSSPENCER … Continue reading 2022 Oscar Predictions – January