Robert Daniels
Movie Reviews

Berlin Film Festival 2024: Dahomey, My Favorite Cake, A Traveler’s Needs | Festivals & Awards

The latter consideration is a lens that feels particular to Diop’s desire to give voice to the most disaffected. In this case, it’s

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Shortcomings movie review & film summary (2023)

Ben is a failed film student who spends his days managing an arthouse movie theater and watching Criterion discs such as Ozu’s “Good

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While We Watched movie review (2023)

It takes time for “While We Watched” to find momentum: Shukla’s vérité approach spends the first half hour or so notating the broad

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God Is a Bullet movie review & film summary (2023)

The opening is a broken canvas of dispersed events: In one instance, a girl with a pink balloon, awaiting her mother outside a

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Jumanji Meets Saw: Dewayne Perkins on The Blackening | Interviews

It’s easy to see why Perkins’ sharp short soon caught the eye of Tracy Oliver (“Girls Trip”), and landed on the desk of director

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Crater movie review & film summary (2023)

Living in 2257, Caleb (Isaiah Russell-Bailey) is in mourning. His father (Kid Cudi) recently died on the job, leaving him an orphan in

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Sweetwater movie review & film summary (2023)

You can sense that condescension in the film’s unnatural development, as seen in commonplace scenes of prejudice: Eric Roberts briefly appears as a bigoted

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Lonesome movie review & film summary (2023)

Cinematographer Dean Francis’ warm photography, stained with sunny hues of marigold, belies the aching feeling inside of Casey as he traverses a highway

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