To The Stars Is Now Available

To The Stars, which first premiered during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, is now available for audiences to watch from the comfort of their homes. I had the opportunity to speak with director Martha Stephens and co-leads Kara Hayward and Liana Liberato. My five-star review as it ran last year during Sundance: To The Stars is a beautifully crafted coming-of-age story set in 1960s rural Oklahoma and continues the trend of deeply affecting films shot…

"To The Stars Is Now Available"

Sundance 2019: To The Stars

To The Stars is a beautifully crafted coming-of-age story set in 1960s rural Oklahoma and continues the trend of deeply affecting films shot in black and white. Iris Deerborne (Kara Hayward) doesn’t have the best home life or school life.  It’s no wonder that she chooses to spend so much time by herself at the nearby pond.  Between her mother being an alcoholic and everyone teasing her at school, it’s not the best life.  Hell,…

"Sundance 2019: To The Stars"

Night Comes On: A Solid First Feature

Actress Jordana Spiro makes her feature directorial debut with the captivating Night Comes On, a heart-wrenching story that follows a young woman as she seeks to get her life back on track.  It’s a solid first feature film for Spiro and helps shine a light on a segment of the country that needs to be represented in more films and in leading roles nonetheless.  It’s not only the representation factor but also the stories of…

"Night Comes On: A Solid First Feature"