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Life on the Ledge

Feb 16, 2017 /
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Breaking barriers with a Park City-made independent film. If Oscar Wilde was right about life imitating art and we seek a future where all people are represented, perhaps someone needs to create that world on screen first. Lindsay Wilner is trying to do just that with her new film Ledge Dweller. Wilner’s screenplay challenges the […]

Movie Review: Fifty Shades Dumber

Feb 9, 2017 /
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Firstly, “The Lego Batman Movie” is great fun and solid entertainment for kids and adults alike. Just go see it. Secondly, “John Wick: Chapter 2” is good if you’re into that kind of thing: it’s the hyper-violent “Commando” of its time. If you don’t take it seriously, you’ll have yourself a wild ride. Thirdly, skip […]

Sundance Review: ‘Sámi Blood’ Identity and Persecution

Jan 27, 2017 /
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Director Amanda Kernell’s debut feature, Sámi Blood, based on her grandmother’s life, offers audiences a story about identity and persecution, an education on a culture rarely seen on American screens (Frozen doesn’t count) and an excellent performance by a talented young actress.  Lene Cecilia Sparrok as Elle-Marja in Sámi Blood, an official selection of the Spotlight program […]