Dinner in America may be a love letter to the 1990s punk rock scene in the American Midwest but it’s also a surprising love story. After an failing to make money during a medical study , Simon (Kyle Gallner) ends up making a run for it. He ends up with Beth’s (Hannah Marks) family but relations sour with Betty (Lea Thompson) very quickly. A fight ensues and he tries burning the house down. Basically, anything…"Sundance 2020: Dinner in America"
Worth examines the cost of human lives in the true story of the efforts that went into launching the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund. How much is life worth? Is a Fortune 500 CEO worth the same or more than a dishwasher? How do you breakdown the money when parents disapprove of their children’s lifestyle? This is really what it all comes down to with compensating victims and their families. When we first meet Kenneth…"Sundance 2020: Worth"
Siempre, Luis is a documentary that tells the story of Puerto Rican political activist Luis A. Miranda Jr., also known as the father of Lin-Manuel Miranda. It’s unknown yet as to how the film will change when HBO airs it later. At the world premiere screening, there was a scene after the end credits. Will this stay the same for the television premiere or be moved to before the credits? Even if Luis A. Miranda…"Sundance 2020: Siempre, Luis (Always, Luis)"
Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind goes beyond the mystery surrounding the death of the iconic actress by giving us insight into the life she lived. There’s a certain sadness in watching the documentary. Maybe it is because of knowing the actress didn’t live a full life. Or maybe its because of my hormones that I couldn’t stop crying. I don’t know but you should always hug your loved ones no matter what. Okay, I digress.…"Sundance 2020: Natalie Wood: What Remains Behind"
The charming Palm Springs puts a different spin on the romantic comedy genre in a way that will certainly feel familiar to viewers. Nyles (Andy Samberg) takes the attention away from maid of honor Sarah (Cristin Milioti) at her sister’s destination wedding. Her speech was a recipe for disaster so its naturally for the best. Subsequently, the two of them hit it off together. But this film isn’t just about them. No, it’s about Abe…"Sundance 2020: Palm Springs"