On the February 2, 2021 episode of /Film Daily, /Film senior writer Ben Pearson is joined by writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to run down some of the best movies they’ve seen so far at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival.
Opening Banter: Brad can’t be with us today, but we’ll link to all of his reviews in the show notes. We’re going to each talk about three movies.
In Our Feature Presentation:
- HT’s Three:
- ‘Coda’ Review: A Coming-of-Age Charmer That Makes a Familiar Tune Feel New Again [Sundance 2021]
- ‘Luzzu’ Review: A Heartbreaking Neorealist Fishing Drama About A Man Caught in the Tides of Change [Sundance 2021]
- I Was a Simple Man
- ‘Wild Indian’ Review: A Powerful, Unforgettable Drama That Simmers With Raw Emotion
- ‘Passing’ Review: Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga Deliver Exceptional Performances in Rebecca Hall’s Directorial Debut
- ‘In the Earth’ Review: Ben Wheatley Gets Wild in the Woods With a Pandemic Horror Film That Assaults Your Senses
- ‘Summer of Soul’ Review: A Joyous Celebration of a Forgotten Music Festival
- ‘Eight for Silver’ Review: Boyd Holbrook Hunts Werewolves in Atmospheric Thriller
- ‘R#J’ Review: ‘Romeo & Juliet’ Retold Across Phone Screens
Other Articles Mentioned:
- The Sparks Brothers
- On the Count of Three
- Street Gang
- Try Harder!
- Mother Schmuckers
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