My ten day stay in Park City was an experience I won’t soon forget. Though I have no other winter terms to compare it to - yes, God help me I’m a freshman - it was the perfect blend of an exciting and relaxing trip. I dedicated myself to doing nothing but movie hopping, and the result was a (to me) staggering 25 films viewed during the trip. Thinking them all over there were definite front runners. Movies that resounded to me as a viewer for their original plot lines, jokes, filmmaking and informative q and a. For my own amusement, I tried to rate my 25 films from favorite to least, for there were also some movies that completely missed the mark! (more…)
Posts Tagged ‘The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle’
(One of our other critics, Kaye, already provided a great review of this film, but I also need an outlet to express my admiration for this film so here is yet another review of Little Dizzle)
By far the film I was most looking forward to here at Sundance was David Russo’s The Immaculate Conception of Little Dizzle. Having known nothing about the director, all I had to go on was the brief description listed online. But this description made it clear that one way or another, this was going to be unlike anything put up on the silver screen.
I am very pleased to admit that not only did Little Dizzle meet my every expectation, it far outpaced anything I could have imagined and left me (and the rest of an equally enthralled audience) with one of the most vibrant, quirky, and touching films I have seen in a long time. How Russo manages to pull this off when the story is about men who become impregnated and give birth to blue fish will have to go down as one of the most beautiful mysteries in modern cinema. (more…)