‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’: I Am My Mother’s Daughter (REVIEW)
EEAAO is far more than a story about multiverses and martial arts and absurdity. Above all, it’s a film about mothers and daughters, the damage that the immigrant experience can do to relationships, and remembering how much love we still have for each other.
‘Receta No Incluída’ and Puerto Rico’s Mental Health Crisis (REVIEW)
Receta No Incluída tells a story so human it’s intimate in nature, explosive in its commentary, and never afraid to take you through Olivia’s mind while also allowing space for her to both breathe as a character and exist as a person – not a spectacle.
‘My Animal’: Monster as Metaphor (REVIEW)
Jacqueline Castel’s feature debut My Animal had its world premiere at Sundance 2023, and the Bobbi Salvör Menuez and Amandla Stenberg does not disappoint, mixing monster horror and teen romance to tell a familiar story in interesting ways.