After Everything is no Nicholas Sparks film

Even though a health crisis is at the center of this relationship-driven dramedy, After Everything is as far from a Nicholas Sparks film as it gets. Elliott (Jeremy Allen White) works behind a sandwich counter with his roommate and best friend, Nico (DeRon Horton).  It’s all fun and games for the two of them–drinking or getting high–until Elliott learns he is suffering from a rare diagnosis of Ewing’s sarcoma.  There’s a lot of nitty-gritty detail…

"After Everything is no Nicholas Sparks film"

LA Film Festival 2018: Banana Split

Friendships manage to get complicated in the weeks to go before heading off to college in the coming-of-age comedy, Banana Split. A trio of high school seniors, April (Hannah Marks), Nick (Dylan Sprouse), and Ben (Luke Spencer Roberts), are in their final summer before leaving for college.  None of them know it at the time but their lives are about to get messy in these final months.  With just months to go before college, April…

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CCFF 2018: After Everything (formerly Shotgun)

Even though a health crisis is at the center of this relationship-driven dramedy, Shotgun is as far from a Nicholas Sparks film as it gets. Elliott (Jeremy Allen White) works behind a sandwich counter with his roommate and best friend, Nico (DeRon Horton).  It’s all fun and games for the two of them–drinking or getting high–until Elliott learns he is suffering from a rare diagnosis of Ewing’s sarcoma.  There’s a lot of nitty-gritty detail about…

"CCFF 2018: After Everything (formerly Shotgun)"