“Lucy and Desi” Sundance Review

-Allison McCulloch Amy Poehler wowed us with her feature directorial debut, Wine Country (out on Netflix). Now she returns, directing a documentary about Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz. It features audio tapes from Lucy and interviews from people including her daughter Lucie Arnaz Luckinbill, and actresses Bette Midler, and Carol Burnett. We get a full... Continue Reading →

‘Am I Ok?’ Sundance Review

-Allison McCulloch Married couple Tig Notaro and Stephanie Allynne directed Am I OK?, a film that screenwriter Lauren Pomerantz based on the relationship between her and her best friend. Lucy (Dakota Johnson) and Jane (Sonoya Mizuno) personify the best friends very well. Lucy explores her feelings toward a very charming masseuse (Kiersey Clemons) and Jane... Continue Reading →

‘Framing Agnes’ Sundance Review

-Allison McCulloch Born a girl … so rude! Framing Agnes is a powerful documentary about transgender men and women’s experiences to make sure that the younger trans generation knows they are not alone. Jules Gill-Peterson talks about how she got a PhD in order to have the qualifications to do the research to get what... Continue Reading →

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