Category: LA Film Fest

LA Film Fest 2017: Maudie, by David Bax 0

LA Film Fest 2017: Maudie, by David Bax

Aisling Walsh’s Maudie, with its perfect storm of biopic, period piece and conspicuous accents (Nova Scotian, in this case), has all the trappings of an “actor’s showcase.” Usually, such movies are histrionic and programmatic. But Walsh and especially her two...

LA Film Fest 2016: Life, Animated, by David Bax 0

LA Film Fest 2016: Life, Animated, by David Bax

When you think of a documentary, you don’t necessarily think of a movie as being driven by its lead. Owen Suskind, however, the subject of Roger Ross Williams’ Life, Animated, is so charming and funny a central figure that he keeps...