Taking us overseas to Pakistan and India, The Wedding Guest has some thrilling aspects but the film falls just a bit short as a thriller. Jay (Dev Patel) is a man on the mission: kidnapping the bride-to-be, Samira (Radhika Apte). He’s traveled all the way from Britain to Pakistan for her wedding. The film starts out with the mystery and suspense that any thriller should. It’s only when Jay’s plan goes to complete and utter shit…"The Wedding Guest Falls Short As Thriller"
These six titles are among several narrative and documentary shorts selected to screen during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Fran This Summer comes from writer-director Mary Evangelista. The film takes place during the summer when Fran begins her gender transition. This is one of those short films where we can probably learn more about the characters if expanded into a narrative. But for a short film, it gets straight to the…"Sundance 2019: The Shorts Program"