Posts tagged "Sundance"

Movie Review: The Birth of a Nation

Movie Review: The Birth of a Nation
THE BIRTH OF A NATION Genre: Historical Drama Rating: R Running Time: 110 mins. Premise: Based on a true story, with some liberties taken (as they often are in biographical films), Nat Turner – a literate slave and preacher – rallies his fellow slaves for a violent uprising against their owners. Behind-the-Scenes: There’s really no way of getting... Read more »

Movie Review: Whiplash

Movie Review: Whiplash
WHIPLASH Genre: Drama Rating: R Running Time: 107 mins. Premise: A talented, determined young drummer (Miles Teller) at a prestigious music school is put to the test by his abusive, psychologically manipulative professor (J.K. Simmons), as he strives to achieve greatness. Behind-the-Scenes: Took the top two prizes at Sundance earlier this year: the Grand Jury... Read more »