Did you know that Olive Garden has a culinary institute where the Italian-themed restaurant chain pays managers to go to Tuscany? I didn’t until I watched Jeff Baena’s Spin Me Round. In the film’s production notes, he speaks of coming across an article describing a retreat created by an Italian
Tag: IFC Films
FAREWELL AMOR Review: A Family Drama That Comes Full Circle!
Farewell Amor takes a delicate look at an immigrant family that is reunited after being separated for 17 years and find themselves forever changed. Written and directed by Ekwa Msangi (Dollar Van), I screened it at the 2020 Urbanworld Film Festival. Farewell Amor is a story broken down into the three perspectives of our main
How to Build a Girl Review: Beanie Feldstein Is Exuberant in a Coming-Of-Age Tale That’s Flattened By Its Message
Based on the best selling semi-autobiographical novel of the same name by Caitlin Moran, director Coky Giedroyc, mostly known for her work in television, brings How to Build a Girl to screen. It’s the story of Johanna Morrigan, a British teenager growing up in 1990s Wolverhampton who reinvents herself as