Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

This week’s animation review comes into the form of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse. Constantly renowned as the best animated film of the 2010s, Sony gained their first Oscar for Animated Feature for this unique comic book adaptation that saw Disney take a rare defeat at awards season. The film follows the regular Spider-Man lore as… Read More Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)

Raindance Film Festival 2020 – The Mystery of the Pink Flamingo

Getting back to my Raindance viewing after a few days off, the next film on my list is a documentary that immediately grabbed my interest. The Mystery of the Pink Flamingo follows an eccentric sound engineer, Rigo Pex, who begins to see pink flamingos everywhere and wants to get to the bottom of what it… Read More Raindance Film Festival 2020 – The Mystery of the Pink Flamingo

Raindance Film Festival 2020 – My Thoughts Are Silent

The next on my list for Raindance is this quirky Ukrainian comedy-drama film written and directed by Antonio Lukich. Following sound engineer, Vadym (Andriy Lidagovskiy) who is tasked with recording the sound of a rare bird that can only be found in the mountains in Transcarparthia and embarks on this journey with his mother, Galia… Read More Raindance Film Festival 2020 – My Thoughts Are Silent

Raindance Film Festival 2020 – The State of Texas vs Melissa

My third film at Raindance is a heartbreaking documentary by Sabrina Van Tassel. The films follows the case of Melissa Lucio, the first Hispanic woman sentenced to death in Texas for the abuse and death of her toddler, Mariah. The interviews with Lucio take place 11 years into her life on death row as she… Read More Raindance Film Festival 2020 – The State of Texas vs Melissa

Raindance Film Festival 2020 – Under My Skin

My second film of Raindance Film Festival is a groundbreaking look at non-binary relationships. Following musician Denny (Liv Hewson) who begins to question their gender which puts a strain on their relationship with lawyer Ryan (Alex Russell). Under My Skin is the directorial debut by Australian filmmaker David O’Donnell and has generated much hype in… Read More Raindance Film Festival 2020 – Under My Skin