Daddio stars Casey Wilson and Michael McKean in a short film depicting how father and daughter approach grief differently. Based on real death events, Paul (Michael McKean) and Abby (Casey Wilson) have very different approaches to loss. For example, Paul treats his late wife’s funeral as if it were a Hollywood production, requiring another take of Abby’s eulogy. This doesn’t quite sit well with Abby (or anyone else, I would imagine). What really shows is…"Toronto 2019: Daddio"
Dog Days is the type of ensemble comedy that will chew and tug at your heart’s emotions. This is a very large ensemble cast. There’s always a worry when it comes to a film of this nature that someone’s going to get considerable more time than others. This does not appear to be the case. Everyone gets what appears to be an equal amount. In the vein of so many other ensemble films, many of…"Dog Days: A Crowd-Pleasing Comedy"
As Most Likely To Murder premieres at the SXSW Film Festival, the comedy noir is the rare film that makes a crazy ex-boyfriend villain out of its star. Billy Green, a lowly concierge working in Las Vegas, finds himself back hometown of Valley Stream for Thanksgiving. Billy talks up Vegas as if he’s boss there. The reality is that he’s not living the glamorous life that he tells people. Unlike his old classmates, he’s still…"SXSW 2018: Most Likely to Murder"
The Little Hours returned to Chicago two months after its appearance in the Chicago Critics Film Festival and is one of the funniest movies of the year. Writer/Director Jeff Baena and star Aubrey Plaza were on hand for a Q&A session at two of screenings this weekend. Written for the screen and directed by Baena, the film stars Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci, Aubrey Plaza, John C. Reilly, Molly Shannon, Fred Armisen, Jemima Kirke,…"The Little Hours: One of The Most Hysterical Films of 2017"
Band Aid is a funny relationship comedy where the fights are done through music. The movie throws a new perspective on love in cinema. Written, directed, and produced by Zoe Lister-Jones, the film stars Lister Jones, Adam Pally, Fred Armisen, Susie Essman, Retta, Hannah Simone, Ravi Patel, Brooklyn Decker, Angelique Cabral, Majandra Delfino, Colin Hanks, Chris D’Elia, Jamie Chung, Erinn Hayes, Gillian Zinser, and Jesse Williams. Actress/writer Zoe Lister-Jones makes her directorial debut with this…"Band Aid fights it up through music"