We were treated to a rental car and a ticket to attend a TIFF 2020 screening at the drive-in. The experience for this festival vet was... different.
Remember movie theatres? It’s only been about eight weeks since cinemas shuttered their doors but it already feels like eons ago.
The 17th annual Calgary Underground Film Festival postpones April 20th launch due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Director Steven Soderbergh takes on a deadly viral outbreak in his latest film, Contagion, with the same episodic story structure that he employed when he took on the war on drugs in Traffic. What this means is that Contagion is a very well made and often fascinating film that feels longer than it really is and it forgets about most of its characters at fairly inopportune times. The two films could really play side by side as a double bill of Soderbergh procedurals. They have almost the exact same strengths and the exact same faults.