Category Archives: International

#LDF2020 Review — iHuman

Directed by Tonje Hessen Schei | 99 min This is a very bleak look at our possible fate given the rapid development of artificial intelligence. This documentary travels the planet, speaking to scientists and researchers on a future that could be amazing — AI could solve a lot of our problems — but, according to…Read More

#FIN2020 Review — Deux (Two of Us)

Directed by Filippo Meneghetti | Written by Meneghetti, Malysone Bovorasmy, and Florence Vignon | 99 min | On Demand I'd read this described as an Amour for same-sex seniors, but that's more than painfully reductive... it's also plain wrong. Deux has something else going on. In its delicate heart it's a late-life lesbian love story,…Read More

#FIN2020 Opening Night Gala Review — Falling

Written and Directed by Viggo Mortensen | 112 min  Oscar-nominated actor and movie star Viggo Mortensen tries his hand as an auteur with an international co-pro domestic drama. A huge disappointment, it's a film entirely removed from real life. Willis, played by Lance Henriksen, is a senior struggling with dementia and an endless supply of…Read More

Exit Plan review — Suicide tourism gets deadly

Directed by Jonas Alexander Arnby | Written by Rasmus Birch | 89 min | On Demand This chilly, discomfiting Danish drama/thriller goes out of its way to render its narrative opaque and confusing. It's got a verging-on-science-fiction premise and some anachronistic politics, but might still be worth your time if you're a Nikolaj Coster-Waldau completist…Read More