All the time in the world to catch up, and I’m still behind on pop culture.
Belated SF Indiefest Feature Round-Up: ‘Have a Nice Life’; ‘Quaranteened’; ‘Paul Dood’s Deadly Lunch Break’; ‘All My Friends Hate Me’; ‘Pretenders’
After A LOT of delay, here’s a quick multi-shot of the features I saw (online) this in February.
Coming up Short: 2022 SF Indiefest short films – Across, Anxiety-Proof – The Mothership, Median, The Letter Room, The Phoenix, The Loyal Betrayal, The Trade, Kiana, Lux Noctis
The mixed bag of this year’s entries range from “excellent” to “horrible” and every shade in-between.
SF Indiefest’s 2022 opener starts off strong before falling on its face.
Looking back at the two years (and counting) of pop culture during pandemic purgatory.
(Belated by embargo) The centerpiece film of SF Indiefest 2021 is a vibrant poetic love letter to the City of Angels.
This true story of journalistic bravery becomes a B-movie exercise in pure incompetence.
The Funny Fear of Loneliness: ‘Phantasmagoria’ world premiere by Cutting Ball / Mugwumpin / Bay Area Theatre Cypher
Cutting Ball’s quarantine commentary (with Mugwumpin & Bay Area Theatre Cypher) is three good pieces that don’t quite mesh.
Everyone involved in this should be ashamed. EVERYONE.
The now-virtual festival closes on a down note with a “rednexsploitation” tale starring Sean Penn’s son.