Sundance 2020: Downhill

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…

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Where’d You Go, Bernadette Brings A Book To Life

Where’d You Go, Bernadette brings the bestselling novel to life in a comedy that ought to remind artists how important it is to create. Bernadette Fox (Cate Blanchett) could have had it all.  Before dropping off the face of the planet, the architect won a MacArthur Grant.  Living in Los Angeles would have been a dream.  Yet she packs it all up to move to Seattle where she now lives with daughter Bee (Emma Nelson)…

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