The "unofficial" phase is finally over. We are now firmly and officially into Awards Season! The next three months of hardware, hand-wringing, and haranguing kicked off this morning with the announcement of the nominees for the 35th Annual Independent Spirit Awards, which were presented by Zazie Beetz and Natasha Lyonne. There's a lot of love … Continue reading We’ve Got Spirit (Awards), Yes We Do! – 35th Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced!
Director Ari Aster made a huge splash last year with Hereditary, his feature length debut. The film was one of the most polarizing of the year, with critics lauding his visual style and deranged eye for cinematic gore, while audiences were increasingly frustrated by the lack of a cohesive plot that at times gave the impression … Continue reading The Swedish Are All Alone – Midsommar