Piers Marchant at Sundance, Day Seven

January 26, 2018

Sundance 2018: Day 7 Number of Films: 2 Best Movie of the Day: Hereditary Hereditary: Sundance has a redoubtable history of being a showcase for brilliant horror movies – The Witch, The Babadook, and It Follows just to name a …

Maze Runner: The Death Cure

January 26, 2018

Maze Runner: The Death Cure 74 Cast: Dylan O’Brien, Rosa Salazar, Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Kaya Scodelario, Walton Goggins, Katherine McNamara, Aidan Gillen, Nathalie Emmanuel, Will Poulter, Patricia Clarkson, Giancarlo Esposito, Barry Pepper Director: Wes Ball Rating: PG-13, for intense sequences of …

This One’s Going to Leave a Scar

January 24, 2018

Piers Marchant at Sundance Day six

January 24, 2018

Sundance 2018: Day 6 Number of Films: 3 Best Movie of the Day: You Were Never Really Here You Were Never Really Here: It’s not often that the first element of a film you want to talk about is the …

Pier Marchant at Sundance, Day Five

January 23, 2018

Sundance 2018: Day 5 Number of Films: 4 Best Movie of the Day: The Oslo Diaries Search: Over the last couple of decades, we have adapted to computer tech in ways both overt and internal. It is more often than …

Piers Marchant at Sundance, Day Four

January 22, 2018

Sundance 2018: Day 4 Number of Films: 2 Best Movie of the Day: The Tale (pictured) The Death of Stalin: Armando Iannucci’s singular gift is to strip politicians of their pomp and grandeur, reducing them to exactly the sniveling, neurotic …

Piers Marchant at Sundance, Day Three

January 21, 2018

Sundance 2018: Day 3 Number of Films: 5 Best Movie of the Day: Bisbee ‘17 (pictured) Don’t Worry He Won’t Get Far on Foot: The late cartoonist John Callahan, an alcoholic paraplegic, specialized in the kinds of envelope-pushing work that …

Piers Marchant at Sundance, Day Two

January 20, 2018

Sundance 2018: Day 2 Number of Films: 3 Best Movie of the Day: American Animals Rust: A Brazilian film about the perils of teen social media, and the ways in which we can only suppress our guilt for so long, …

Piers Marchant’s Sundance Day One

January 19, 2018

Sundance 2018: Day 1 Number of Films: 2 Best Movie of the Day: Private Life The Guilty: A taut Danish thriller that takes place entirely within an emergency call center, and, more significantly, between the eyebrows of its main protagonist, …

The Professor and the Madman, “Space Walrus”

January 18, 2018