‘Janet Planet’ Review: Annie Baker’s Mother-Daughter Dramedy Strikes the Perfect Balance of Humor and Melancholy

Shot in Amherst, Massachusetts, Janet Planet (2023) focuses on eleven-year-old Lacy (Zoe Ziegler) and her mother, Janet (Emmy winner Julianne… Read More

June 21, 2024

Interview: Julianne Nicholson and Zoe Ziegler on Annie Baker’s Magical Mother-Daughter Directorial Debut, ‘Janet Planet’

Summer movies often bring to mind images from big, loud action blockbusters or zippy and bright family films. But what… Read More

June 21, 2024

‘Parthenope’ Review: Paolo Sorrentino is Once Again Obsessed with a Great Beauty | Cannes

Parthenope is the coming-of-age story of an impossibly beautiful woman, much as in Giuseppe Tornatore’s Malèna, who turns heads everywhere… Read More

May 23, 2024

AwardsWatch Podcast Ep. 231: ‘I Saw the TV Glow’ Review and Our Favourite A24 Films

On episode 231 of The AwardsWatch Podcast, Executive Editor Ryan McQuade is joined by AwardsWatch contributor Dan Bayer to review… Read More

May 13, 2024

‘Sing Sing’ Review: Colman Domingo Will Take Your Breath Away in Soul-Searching Prison Drama | SXSW 2024

It’s one thing for the audience to root for the characters to obtain what they want, but it’s another matter… Read More

March 9, 2024

‘The Curse’ TV Review: Nathan Fielder and Emma Stone Cast an Uncomfortable Spell in the Best New Show of the Fall

Internet trends are rampant yet short-lived, lasting no longer than a week. In fact, if someone watched the video from… Read More

November 6, 2023

Interview: Celine Song on Making a Personal Story Universal, Capturing Time Within Silence, and Creating Her Own Cinematic Language with ‘Past Lives’

Since the film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year, Celine Song’s Past Lives has… Read More

November 3, 2023

Interview: Cailee Spaeny on Saying Yes to Sofia Coppola, Finding her Character in the Costume Design, and the “Alice in Wonderland whirlwind” of ‘Priscilla’

Cailee Spaeny is a force to be reckoned with. After supporting turns in Devs, Mare of Easttown, and Bad Times… Read More

November 3, 2023

‘Priscilla’ Review: Cailee Spaeny is Magnificent in Sofia Coppola’s Intricate Diary of A Lonesome Teenage Girl | NYFF

Tiny toes sporting a fresh pedicure step daintily across a carpet as a harp plays. Garish decor, swans, tchotchkes, and… Read More

October 11, 2023

‘Dream Scenario’ Review: Being Nicolas Cage | Toronto

When asked about his fame and his status in being such a meme-worthy actor, Nicolas Cage shared an interesting story.… Read More

September 10, 2023

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