Elizabeth Chomko wrote the script for this film in 2014 as part of the Screenwriters Lab at Sundance, and later would win a Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. She directed her script and ended up packing a huge punch with the film.
The word of the day is “Raw.” Ignore the basic synopsis for this film because when I first read it, I was expecting something lighter, and my expectations were fairly small. And then Nina showed up, and kicked my ass.
Another year, another festival in the bag. My second year at TIFF, I saw 16 films within the 11 days, and I’ve been trying to beat that record ever since. 3 years later, I beat it with 21 films. So let’s get this over with and have TIFF finally be over because this writer is […]
I recently went away to Montreal before attending TIFF, and that caused me to take a break from my Movie A Day challenge (I will return once TIFF has ended), and during that I wrote about Karyn Kusama’s Jennifer’s Body. Yes, it’s mixed but along with The Invitation, she showed her precision as a filmmaker. […]