Sundance 2019: Brittany Runs A Marathon

Jillian Bell’s performance in the inspirational Brittany Runs A Marathon shows that the improv comedian is ready to take on the role of being a leading actress. A native of Pennsylvania, Brittany Forgler (Jillian Bell) relocated to New Year but life had something else in mind for her.  When we first meet her, she’s working at a theater where she tries to liven up the joint through her sense of humor.  The only problem with this…

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Blindspotting Shines Light On Representation

Blindspotting is one of those films in which one knows that they are watching something magical take place and that’s the beauty of the Sundance Film Festival. The colorful film is the product of two friends who both share the same hometown and, as tends to be the case with many indie films, the road has been quite a few years in the making. Carlos López Estrada directs the film from a screenplay written by Rafael…

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Basmati Blues: This Musical is Certainly Something

Basmati Blues is a musical and as far as musicals go, it’s certainly something alright. Directed by Danny Baron from a screenplay co-written with Jeffrey Dorchen, the film stars Brie Larson, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Scott Bakula, Saahil Sehgal, with Tyne Daly and Donald Sutherland. For an Oscar winner such as Larson, one may question her decision to take on this role after the success of Room but it’s a role that she shot before she won the…

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