Nils Gollersrud

Nils Gollersrud

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Strawberry Mansion: A Journey Through Dreams (SIFF Review)

Dreams and reality collide in Strawberry Mansion, an eclectic and imaginative film set in a future where the subconscious is probed by ads and tax auditors.

SIFF 2021: 10 Films to Watch

The Seattle International Film Festival returns this year with an exciting first-time virtual program. Here are 10 films to watch at SIFF 2021.

The Reckless Storytelling of Run Hide Fight

Run Hide Fight ignores its supposed “neutrality” and offers harmful, unoriginal arguments to the gun violence discourse in an already exploitative premise.

Dear Comrades!: Remembering Novocherkassk (Review)

Dear Comrades! memorializes a tragic chapter in Russian history through the story of a devout communist reckoning with the human cost of a repressive state.

Mama Weed: Isabelle Huppert Elevates Comedic Crime Flick (FFF Review)

Mama Weed ’s weak storytelling and lack of distinct style disappoint, but Isabelle Huppert’s killer performance keeps this film watchable.

United States vs. Reality Winner: A Plea for Freedom (SXSW Review)

United States vs. Reality Winner crafts a compelling portrait of its absent subject, although fails to take a critical lens to the puzzling facts of the case.

The Translators: A Whodunnit, a Howdunnit, and a Whydunnit (FFF Review)

The Translators spins a mysterious web of literary secrets, suspicions, and schemes in a deliciously twisty plot with plenty of clever surprises and thrills.

Undergods: An Anthology of Despair (Glasgow Film Festival Review)

Undergods evokes an arresting dystopian atmosphere with compelling cinematic vision but leaves a sour taste in the mouth with its bleak and hollow storytelling.

Sex, Drugs & Bicycles: Meet Dutch Social Democracy (Review)

Sex, Drugs & Bicycles seeks to uncover whether the Dutch model of social democracy is just as good as it sounds, in this bright, engaging documentary sequel.

M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity, The Dimensions of an Artist (Review)

M.C. Escher: Journey to Infinity explores M.C. Escher’s life with an engaging personal narrative and…