C.J. Prince

Compromised Spaces: Sundance 2024
Compromised Spaces: Sundance 2024

Breaking down what worked and didn't work at the Sundance Film Festival's 40th edition, which includes a number of highlights and disappointments.

by C.J. Prince | Feb 5

53 Years Later, An Unsung Queer Director's Film Finally Comes to America
53 Years Later, An Unsung Queer Director's Film Finally Comes to America

Over four decades after its premiere in 1970, French queer filmmaker Paul Vecchiali's "The Strangler" has made its way to America.

by C.J. Prince | Nov 21, 2023

Review: 'The Killer' is a Stylish Husk of a Movie
Review: 'The Killer' is a Stylish Husk of a Movie

Adapted from a series of graphic novels, Fincher's latest feature strips the familiar hitman movie down to its essence, but doesn't manage to infuse much inspiration into this genre film.

by C.J. Prince | Oct 25, 2023

Review: 'May December' a Slippery, Complex Character Study
Review: 'May December' a Slippery, Complex Character Study

Julianne Moore and Natalie Portman do fine work, as does Charles Melton, in Todd Haynes' psychological drama about past actions and the evolving impact of their ongoing repercussions.

by C.J. Prince | Nov 14, 2023

TIFF Journal 2023: 'Strange Way of Life,' 'Riddle of Fire,' 'Without Air' and Final Thoughts
TIFF Journal 2023: 'Strange Way of Life,' 'Riddle of Fire,' 'Without Air' and Final Thoughts

The 48th edition of TIFF has come and gone, and while the ongoing Hollywood strikes led to a more subdued event than usual, from a festival goers' perspective, not much changed.

by C.J. Prince | Sep 19, 2023

TIFF Journal 2023: 'Next Goal Wins,' 'National Anthem,' & 'Hit Man'
TIFF Journal 2023: 'Next Goal Wins,' 'National Anthem,' & 'Hit Man'

Catching up on this year's TIFF, we highlight some films from big names, including Taika Waititi's "Next Goal Wins," the gay rodeo drama "American Anthem" and Richard Linklater and actor Glenn Powell's delightful collab "Hit Man."

by C.J. Prince | Sep 15, 2023

TIFF Journal 2023: 'Orlando, My Political Biography' & 'The Human Surge 3'
TIFF Journal 2023: 'Orlando, My Political Biography' & 'The Human Surge 3'

Here's a look at two films at the Toronto International Film that explore queer identity in very different ways.

by C.J. Prince | Sep 11, 2023

TIFF Journal 2023: Looking at Some Crossovers from Cannes
TIFF Journal 2023: Looking at Some Crossovers from Cannes

The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off this week. Here is a look at some titles in the festival that already made a splash at Cannes last Spring.

by C.J. Prince | Sep 8, 2023

11 Queer Titles We're Looking Forward to at TIFF 2023
11 Queer Titles We're Looking Forward to at TIFF 2023

A look at some of the LGBTQ+ offerings at this year's Toronto International Film Festival, highlighting 11 films we expect viewers will be looking forward to or will soon discover for themselves as hidden gems.

by C.J. Prince | Sep 4, 2023

Review: 'Fremont' is a Dry, Quirky Tale of a Refugee Finding Herself in America
Review: 'Fremont' is a Dry, Quirky Tale of a Refugee Finding Herself in America

Distinctive would be the key word to describe "Fremont," the latest feature by Iranian filmmaker Babak Jalali, which stands out with its portrait of modern-day America through the eyes of a new arrival to the country.

by C.J. Prince | Aug 24, 2023


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