It was a star-studded Day Two at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival and our Amanda Gilmore was out and about capturing some of that starpower! See who she spotted and which Films did the rounds today.
DINNER IN AMERICA centers on a Punk Rocker and a young woman obsessed with his band. They fall in love unexpectedly and go on a journey together in mid-west America’s decaying suburbs.
WORTH takes place post-9/11 when Congress appoint Attorney Kenneth Feinberg to lead the Compensation Fund for victims of the attacks. He is forced to face the question of what value a life is worth when going head-to-head with a community organizer whose wife died in the towers.
SPREE centers on a Rideshare Driver who hatches a deadly plan to go viral.
David Arquette and the most adorable little sunglass-donning pup!
BAD HAIR is a Comedy-Horror about a young woman who decides to get a weave in joining a career in Music Television, only to realize the weave has a mind of its own.
James Van Der Beek
IRONBARK is about a Cold War Spy and his Russian source, who try to put an end to the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Rachel Brosnahan (Go, Amanda!)
Stay tuned for more as we expect several more sightings to come tomorrow!
(Photo credit: Amanda Gilmore)
Review by Amanda Gilmore for Mr. Will Wong
16-year- old Mo (Griffin Gluck) has been best friends with his sister’s 23-year-old ex-boyfriend, Zeke (Pete Davidson) since he was nine. Zeke has been Mo’s sole role model, however, he’s an adult who drinks and smokes weed all day long and convinces Mo to sell drugs to high school seniors at their weekend parties.
Big Time Adolescence is a hilarious coming-of-age story with characters which feel authentic. The Film examines what it is like to be a teenager and an early 20-something in today’s ever-changing world. Davidson is a showstopper as the quintessential man-child. He captures perfectly the feeling of being lost while transitioning into adulthood. Gluck delivers as Mo, who wants so bad to be popular and gives us an honest look into being a teenager.
Big Time Adolescence screens at Sundance on Jan 28 at 3:30PM at Eccles PC, Jan 29 at 9:15AM at The Ray PC, Jan 31 at 11:30AM at Prospector PC, Feb 1 at 6:15PM at Grand SLC, and Feb 2 at 12PM at Library PC.
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