Somebody Else’s Son

February 18, 2019

Piers Marchant at Sundance: Day Seven

January 31, 2019

JANUARY 31, 2019Sundance 2019: Day 7 Number of Films: 3Best Movie of the Day: This is Not Berlin This is Not Berlin: At an underground club in mid-‘80s Mexico City, a young woman is talking to the best friend of her younger brother …

Piers Marchant at Sundance: Day Six

January 30, 2019

Sundance 2019: Day 6 Number of Films: 3Best Movie of the Day: Official Secrets Official Secrets: As festivals often tend to do, when you see enough movies, eventually certain topics or themes emerge. This year, with the release of both this film and The …

Piers Marchant at Sundance: Day Four

January 28, 2019

Sundance: Day 4 Number of Films: 4Best Movie of the Day: The Last Black Man in San Francisco The Report: it might be difficult to remember after two years of the circus clown in office now, but a couple of decades ago, we …

Piers Marchant at Sundance: Day Three

January 27, 2019

Sundance 2019: Day 3 Number of Films: 3Best Movie of the Day: Ms. Purple Ms. Purple: Justin Chon’s film is elegantly constructed, with a beautiful visual palette, but all this production beauty is intentionally constructed against the ungainly emotional messiness of the protagonists. …

Piers Marchant at Sundance, Day Two

January 26, 2019

Sundance 2019: Day 2 Number of Films: 4Best Movie of the Day: The Hole in the Ground The Sharks: The finned predators may or may not be real — we only see one dorsal fin in the entire film, but that’s not …

Vlog, January 26, 2019

January 26, 2019

Piers Marchant: Sundance 2019: Day 1

January 25, 2019

Sundance 2019: Day 1 Number of Films: 2Best Movie of the Day: Memory The Inventor: Alex Gibney’s film spends a good deal of time focusing on the deep blue eyes of Elizabeth Holmes, the former wunderkind young CEO of Theranos, a company …

“Keep Quentin Compson Alive”

January 25, 2019

“Dog Justice”

January 24, 2019