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

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

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

Review: ‘Calvary’

Written and Directed by John Michael McDonagh Starring Brendan Gleeson, Chris O’Dowd, Kelly Reilly, Dylan Moran John Michael McDonagh’s ‘Calvary’ opens on its hero—if a man who consistently fails to help people despite his best efforts can be called a hero—in a tight close-up within the dark, claustrophobic confines of a confessional booth. James Lavelle