Jungleland is a film about about a pair of brothers traveling across the country while also touching upon themes of toxic masculinity. Stanley Kaminski (Charlie Hunnam) and Lion Kaminski (Jack O’Connell) are a pair of brothers living in Massachusetts. They’re down on their luck with the only hope of making money being a boxing match in San Francisco. Easier said than done. Lion is a boxer and Stanley acts as his manager. If Stanley had…"Toronto 2019: Jungleland"
Romantic Comedy breaks down this particular comedy genre beat by beat while showing clips of many rom-com films in the process. Elizabeth Sankey narrates and directs this well-made documentary. Through her narration and interviews, Sankey breaks down everything we know about the genre. This isn’t only limited to present-day rom-coms but Sankey goes back to the classics. She grew up as any teenage girl does: learning about romance through the romantic comedy genre. The 1930s…"SXSW 2019: Romantic Comedy"
The post-college fears are as real as ever in Carly Stone’s feature directorial debut, The New Romantic. How far would somebody go if it means taking home a journalism award that comes with a nice cash prize to boot? This is the task at hand for college senior Blake Conway (Jessica Barden). She’s writing for the school newspaper but with her being a hopeless romantic, the interest in her columns just isn’t what it used…"SXSW 2018: The New Romantic"