The briskly paced Yes Day comes a year into the pandemic but it’s a nice a reminder of the fun that families will be having in due time. Maybe it’s because I haven’t been out of my apartment much for the past few months but I really needed this film. Here’s how much attention this film had: I did not look at my clock once! Nor did my cell phone bother to capture my attention…"Yes Day: Say Yes To This Family Comedy!"
The recently premiered Downhill re-imagines Swedish filmmaker Ruben Östlund’s award-winning Force Majeure as an English-language comedy. Imagine going on a vacation and eating your lunch when an avalanche hits. What would it do to the family dynamics? For one American family on vacation, the dynamics get tested. Pete (Will Ferrell) and Billie Stanton (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) have taken their two boys with them for a week in the Alps. What looks like a fun family vacation…"Sundance 2020: Downhill"