Posts tagged "Michael Almereyda"

Sundance London 2017

Sundance London

Sundance London Picturehouse Central June 1-4, 2017 by Joanna Orland Sundance Film Festival has once again descended upon London, bringing with it highlights from this year’s Utah lineup. With high profile indie films including Beatriz at Dinner, The Big Sick and A Ghost Story, one thing that stood out from this year’s festival was the […]

Sundance London: Marjorie Prime

Marjorie Prime

Marjorie Prime Directed by Michael Almereyda Starring Jon Hamm, Geena Davis, Lois Smith and Tim Robbins Screening at Sundance London June 2nd & 4th, 2017 by Joanna Orland Based on Jordan Harrison’s Pulitzer Prize-nominated play of the same name, I can imagine Marjorie Prime is quite profound on the stage, and if the film cast […]

UKJFF: Experimenter

Directed by Michael Almereyda Starring Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder by Joanna Orland The subject matter of Experimenter is fascinating.  The film is an utter mess. Somehow this biopic of acclaimed Jewish psychologist Stanley Milgram is getting positive reviews, with some critics even declaring it as a smart, stylized biopic worthy of its subject.  Sure, […]

71st Venice Film Festival

La Biennale di Venezia August 27th – September 6th, 2014 Venice, Italy by Joanna Orland & Ruth Thomson The Venice Film Festival once again took place on the city’s Lido with an array of films and talent on display.  With programming director Alberto Barbera returning for his second consecutive year, the festival which is organized […]

Venice Film Festival: Cymbeline

Cymbeline Directed by Michael Almereyda Starring Dakota Johnson, Ethan Hawke, Milla Jovovich, Anton Yelchin, Penn Badgley, Ed Harris, Bill Pullman, John Leguizamo, Spencer Treat Clark and Delroy Lindo by Joanna Orland Like much of the great writer’s work, Cymbeline, one of William Shakespeare’s lesser known plays, has been adapted into a film and modernized for […]

Venice Film Festival Photo Gallery

The 71st Venice Film Festival – Photo Gallery