Shirley sees filmmaker Josephine Decker returning to Sundance with a period drama that features strong performances from its acting ensemble. Fred (Logan Lerman) and Rose (Odessa Young) are moving to a small college town in Vermont as Fred hopes to land a job at the local college. Before they know it, professor Stanley Hyman (Michael Stuhlbarg) offers them free room and board. It comes with something of a catch because it means Rose must clean…"Sundance 2020: Shirley"
With a standout performance from newcomer Helena Howard, Madeline’s Madeline lives up to the very definition of art house cinema. Madeline (Helena Howard) is a member of a theater troupe that plays more to the physical side of acting. There’s a lot of method to the director Evangeline’s (Molly Parker) approach. The director’s approach, rooted in improvisation, probably isn’t the best idea for this young woman. Because having been diagnosed with some sort of mental illness, Madeline’s…"Madeline’s Madeline: The Definition of Art House"