The Darkest Minds recycles the gist of what we’ve seen in prior YA dystopian adaptations while ripping off Marvel and others in the process. The film’s prologue, which complete wastes The West Wing alumnus Bradley Whitford’s President Gray, sets up the film. Children across the country are getting ill. This mysterious illness is referred to as IAAN (Idiopathic Adolescent Acute Neurodegeneration). Despite claims to the contrary, not even the CDC can find a cure. Those…"The Darkest Minds: We’ve Seen This Before"
Set against the backdrop of a Los Angeles summer, In a Relationship is a dramedy that tries to get at what is it about a relationship that makes us happy. In making the film, Sam Boyd has marked his feature directorial debut. He does so by basing the screenplay on his acclaimed 2015 short film. What the film does in essence is take the romantic comedy genre and takes away a lot of the nonsense…"Tribeca 2018: In a Relationship"