An aspiring singer-songwriter falls for a local bookstore clerk while still being married to her husband in The Swearing Jar. Carey (Adelaide Clemens) isn’t just a newlywed and married to Simon (Patrick J. Adams), she also learns early on that she’s pregnant. Her mother-in-law, Bev (Kathleen Turner), is a real Debbie Downer and doesn’t take kindly to this news at first. A lot of this is because she’s afraid Simon will turn into his father…"The Swearing Jar – Toronto 2022"
To The Stars, which first premiered during the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, is now available for audiences to watch from the comfort of their homes. I had the opportunity to speak with director Martha Stephens and co-leads Kara Hayward and Liana Liberato. My five-star review as it ran last year during Sundance: To The Stars is a beautifully crafted coming-of-age story set in 1960s rural Oklahoma and continues the trend of deeply affecting films shot…"To The Stars Is Now Available"
To The Stars is a beautifully crafted coming-of-age story set in 1960s rural Oklahoma and continues the trend of deeply affecting films shot in black and white. Iris Deerborne (Kara Hayward) doesn’t have the best home life or school life. It’s no wonder that she chooses to spend so much time by herself at the nearby pond. Between her mother being an alcoholic and everyone teasing her at school, it’s not the best life. Hell,…"Sundance 2019: To The Stars"