Darkest Hour stands apart from more routine historical dramas.
A native of Chicago, Sam lives and works in San Francisco as a journalist and student at San Francisco State University. He's the founder of Movie Mezzanine, residential film critic for SF Bay and member of the OFCS. He also happens to be (consistently) illogically idealistic about everything (save for politics).
Before Ebertfest kicks off, a brief introduction from the writer running the blog.
A final dispatch from Sundance on four films that premiered there, including ones starring Kristen Wiig and Lily Tomlin.
A dispatch from Sundance including new films by Noah Baumbach, Craig Zobel, and Guy Maddin.
A review of the Ross Brothers' "Western" from Sundance 2015.
An interview with Anna Boden & Ryan Fleck of "Mississippi Grind".
An interview with Christopher Abbott, star of "James White."
A dispatch from Sundance 2015 with "The Bronze," "White God," "What Happened, Miss Simone?," and more.
Our most anticipated films of the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.
Sam Fragoso interviews the director of "Love and Basketball" and "Beyond the Lights," Gina Prince-Bythewood.
Stuart Acher caught Roger Ebert's attention at Sundance 15 years ago. We caught up with him.