All the Beauty and the Bloodshed, the new documentary from Laura Poitras, is playing the major film festivals this season. Make no mistake that portions of All the Beauty and the Bloodshed are powerful. After watching Dopesick, I was thinking that this would be a complementary companion in its taking down of the Sackler family. Suffice it to say, taking them down is just one part of the film. The rest of the film is…"All the Beauty and the Bloodshed – Chicago Int’l FF 2022"
With the launch of Venice, Telluride and Toronto, awards season is officially upon us in the newest Oscars Watch column. I’m not attending Venice or Telluride but I will be on the ground during the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival. Judging by their pedigrees, a number of films have an opportunity to break out as a Best Picture contender. Nobody wants to enter the fest season with a highly anticipated film and end up turning…"Oscars Watch: Awards Season Is Upon Us"