The second day of AFI Fest Presented by Audi, was another day filled with interesting and powerful films. The odd thing about being at Hollywood and Highland this year is that since the Egyptian Theater down the street isn’t being used this year, I have no reason (or desire) to descend to street level and… [Read More]
Told mostly in flashback, High Lifefocuses on the journey of prisoners who have been told that they would be sent into space for the betterment of mankind, only to discover that they were misled. Supervised by the vicious Dr. Dibs (Juliette Binoche), the convicts are left to their own depravity as they struggle to find meaning… [Read More]
Welcome to Hollywood and the AFIFest Presented by Audi. This is an amzing festival that brings together some of the world best filmmakers and new talent bringing fresh voices to the cinema. To be sure, there are more movies than anyone can get to, which makes me appreciate the programmers’ job of finding the best of the best.
For me, dance movies are very similar to sports movies. The protagonist works hard to reach the goal of recognition and success. They must overcome obstacles, but they grow through the process. Polina is not quite that kind of film.