Tag Archives: Frank

Review: ‘Song One’

Review: ‘Song One’

Written & Directed by Kate Barker-Froyland Starring Anne Hathaway, Johnny Flynn, Ben Rosenfield & Mary Steenburgen Now Playing in Select Theaters During her week of promotion for Song One, Anne Hathaway stopped by The Daily Show to chat with Jon Stewart. Quickly they were dying in laughter. She zipped out a condensed version of the

Sundance Film Festival Favorites Frank & God Help The Girl Take Two Different Approaches To Sound Therapy

Sound Therapy: ‘God Help the Girl’ and ‘Frank’

by Jake Kring-Schreifels In the new film, ‘God Help The Girl,’ a practitioner at a mental health hospital diagrams what she terms a “Pyramid of Life.” Items like food, water, and sleep, she suggests, provide the foundational first level. Above them include secondary needs: home, family, friends, and well- being. The top tier allows for less

SXSW Narrative Film Reviews

‘Sequoia’ Upon diagnosis of a life-threatening oral cancer, Riley (Aly Michalka) departs the dysfunction of her family, both new and old, with intentions of ending her life amongst the picturesque backdrop of Sequoia National Park.  En route she befriends an introspective, Mandolin playing musician Ogden (Dustin Milligan), who’s devout Christian background, as well as immediate

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