This month the Indie Prof reviews 4 films from the 2020 Denver Film Festival: Ema (Chile—2020), ‘Til Kingdom Come (2020), 76 Days (2020), and Freeland (2020). The virtual event can be accessed at www.denverfilm.org.
There are a few defining moments throughout history that tend to coalesce a generation around a shared experience, serve as a visceral and temporal marker, and whittle away any sense of innocence we may have left about the world.
If you have an aversion to comic books/superheroes, put them aside and enmesh yourself in the wonderful, dense, quirky, surprising, and visually stunning “Watchmen” on HBO.
I think of Yellowstone as The Godfather of the Range. The Godfather is one of the great, classic films of all time: it is not just an operatic view into a large and powerful crime family (the Corleones), it also an allegory for the American dream and the American experiment.
Theaters are still closed, but movies live on. This month, I review three new releases that are all available through different online platforms, including the Denver Film Center at denverfilm.org.
This month’s films are both independent new releases that will struggle to find audiences while theaters are shuttered.
Stream “A Good Woman Is Hard to Find” from the Sie Film Center (order dinner too) and binge season 3 of Ozark on Netflix.
The Indie Prof reviews two binge-worthy Netflix series this month: The Crown and Narcos: Mexico
Each month, the Indie Prof typically reviews one or more films from the theater or an instant-streaming service. This month he instead shares his views on the Oscars.
This month, the Indie Prof reviews Best Picture nominations for the Oscars: 1917, The Irishman, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Joker, Little Women, Parasite, Ford v Ferrari, and Jojo Rabbit