Review: Spice It Up

Sometimes, the backstage drama that surrounds a movie’s production is more interesting than the finished product. The overwhelmingly meta, but unique and thoughtful dramedy Spice It Up is a movie about why failure and struggling is sometimes more profound and life changing than creating a smashing success.

Review: Cold Case Hammarskjöld

Cold Case Hammarskjöld, the latest feature film from provocative and frequently sarcastic Danish documentarian and investigative journalist Mads Brügger positions itself as a work about the nature of conspiracy theories, but really it’s just an indulgently long walk to get to an only moderately unpredictable punchline.

Review: Luce

Although it might be biting off more than it can convincingly chew in a single sitting, the smartly written and exceptionally acted drama Luce is great examination of the muddy nature of modern discourse, human selfishness, race, and societal expectations, among other things.