I am very, very happy to report that I was right: “The Accidental Getaway Driver” is that bitch.
While it’s still not the easiest to get an AAPI film green lit, we are slowly but surely getting there, and Shortcomings is a phenomenal step forward
Headlined by a pair of amazing performances, Fancy Dance highlights the uneven field on which Native women have to play every day – even when they go missing.
Radical is yet another Eugenio Derbez film to make you cry your eyes out of your head. But Derbez’s finest performance is also a beautiful reminder of the power even small opportunities can have on the lives of children.
‘birth/rebirth’ focuses on how we handle grief and how it warps our perception of right/wrong, with motherhood being a driving factor.
Past Lives pulses with longing as it explores the concept of “In Yun,” a Korean belief that fate stems from two people’s connection in a previous life.
The Starling Girl paints Jem’s myopic world not with broad strokes but with attention to detail that savors strongly of a lived experience.
Puerto Rican films have graced numerous festivals in recent years such as Macha Colón’s Perfume de Gardenias and Juliana Maité’s Receta No Incluída. La Pecera joins the club as one that isn’t afraid to put a face to the abuser.
The film masterfully blends action, comedy, martial arts, heist, and Bollywood to build a social horror story that stems from an unbreakable sisterly bond.
From black-led romcoms to Cronenberg body horror, here are Screen Speck’s top picks at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.