Currently Browsing: May 28, 2015

GEMMA BOVERY

A middle-aged French baker believes his new English neighbor is a literary archetype come to life, and falls head over heels in love with his own fantasy. What looks to be a period comedy slowly reveals itself as an erudite and insightful modern tragedy. Gemma Bovery is a “Personal Best” for French director Anne Fontaine. The screenplay–which Fontaine co-wrote with […]

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I BELIEVE IN UNICORNS

I Believe in Unicorns follows a young girl named “Davina” (Natalia Dyer) who gets into her first relationship with slightly older bad boy named “Sterling” (Peter Vack). This is a story about first loves and heartbreak, and filmmaker Leah Meyerhoff invites the audience in to witness young love unravel, as something that was once great […]

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UNCERTAIN TERMS

The tension-filled drama, centering on a home for pregnant teenagers, spends more time focusing on the marital woes of their 30-year-old handyman. Director Nathan Silver makes the story feel intimate – sometimes eerie – and beautifully brings the screenplay by Chloe Domont and Cody Stokes to life. But despite the setting and mood, there are […]

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