The Film Threat team descended upon the icy tundra of the Sundance digital platform in January 2022, for another year of watching the first of this year’s award contenders. Film Threat presents the best reviews of Sundance Film Festival.
Years attending Sundance: Three-time veteran.
Sundance 2020 Films Seen: After Yang, Bestia, Close Ties to Home Country, Dos Estaciones, Hallelujah, Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul, My Old School, Resurrection, Sharp Stick, The Panola Project, The Cow Who Sang A Song Into The Future, Three Minutes—A Lengthening, Tik Tok, Boom!, We Met In Virtual Reality
Fave Sundance 2020 Film: My Old School. It’s just a crazy story.
Years attending Sundance: This was my fourth consecutive year, and easily the strangest.
Sundance 2020 Films Reviewed: Call Jane, Emergency, God’s Country, Honk for Jesus, Save Your Soul, La Guerra Civil, Navalny, Night Bus, Something in the Dirt, The American Dreams and Other Fairytales, Watcher
Years attending Sundance: A Virtual Rookie.
Fave Sundance 2022 Film: Descendent – What began as an interesting story on the raising of the last slave ship from the U.S. evolved into a fascinating expose on prolonged environmental abuse along the lines of “The Devil We Know.”
Years attending Sundance: 16 years and once even earlier.
Sundance 2022 Films Reviewed: Brian and Charles, Framing Agnes, Good Luck to You, Leo Grande, Lucy and Desi, Nothing Compares, Palm Trees and Power Lines, The Janes, The Princess, We Need to Talk About Cosby, When You Finished Saving the World
Fave Sundance 2022 Film: Palm Trees and Power Lines – it was so well directed and presented on a topic that needs a great deal of discussion.
Enjoy this playlist of Film Threat’s 2022 Sundance Film Festival coverage on YouTube.
More Sundance Reviews from Film Threat’s Remote Team Coverage
Here’s the review round-up from our remote team who was unable to join us in Park City, but were there in spirit.
Alex Saveliev – Klondike, To the End
Ali Arkani – Leonor Will Never Die
Benjamin Franz – I Didn’t See You There
Bobby LePire – Speak No Evil
Brittany P. Witherspoon – Master
Chris Salce – The Multi
Hanna B – Every Day in Kaimuki, Midwives
Josiah Teal – Meet Me in the Bathroom
Kyle Bain – F^¢k ‘Em R!ght B@¢k, Mija
Michael Talbot-Haynes – All That Breathes, Babysitter
Ray Lobo – Brainwashed: Sex-Camera-Power, The Worst Person in the World