Sundance 2019: Imaginary Order

With a career-best performance by Wendi McLendon-Covey, Debra Eisenstadt’s Imaginary Order is a classic indie in every sense of the word. Cathy’s (Wendi McLendon-Covey) home life is not what it used to be once upon a time.  Her relationship with her daughter, Tara (Kate Alberts), is falling apart. This is in spite of quitting her job so as to become a full-time mother to Tara.  All the while, Cathy’s husband, Matthew (Steve Little), may very…

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The Light of the Moon: A Timely Film about Surviving

With a story about surviving sexual assault, The Light of the Moon may perhaps be one of the most timeliest films of the year. The long awaited directorial debut from writer/director Jessica M. Thompson is a very important film with a cast includes Stephanie Beatriz, Michael Stahl-David, Conrad Ricamora, and Catherine Curtin. The Light of the Moon takes place over the span of six weeks after Latina architect Bonnie (Beatriz) makes her way back home after…

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Flyover Film Festival: Beauty Mark tackles childhood abuse

Beauty Mark, which recently won a Special Jury Prize for actress Auden Thornton’s breakout performance at the 2017 LA Film Festival, plays tonight as the closing night film at the 2017 Flyover Film Festival in Louisville, Ky. Auden Thornton stars as Angie.  She’s struggling with her convenience store job while having to take care of her three-year-old son and deal with an alcoholic mother.  As if this isn’t enough, Angie is forced to move upon…

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