This year, with so many of us sick Earth Day has a special meaning for me. Disney released their annual Earth Day film as a double feature on their streaming platform Disney+ on April 3rd. So I am spending the day watching the new films plus some from the companion network, National Geographic.
One of the best films of 2020 so far, The Invisible Man is perfect and an instant film noir classic. A rollercoaster of a film, it is twisty, unpredictable, frightening, thrilling and smart with great performances, particularly from Moss.
Although February is usually the slow time of year for films, there are still some great films opening. I am particularly looking forward to all the horror films, including the amazing reboot of “The Invisible Man” opening this month. It is also a great time to catch up on the films you have missed, particularly the ones that have won awards. Here’s what to see.
Downton Abbey a complete delight. This is a wonderous standalone story for both fans and newcomers to the story. You do not have to have watched the series or know the characters to appreciate and enjoy the film. This is the first fall must-see.
On Sunday, June 2, IFC Center’s third annual Split Screens Festival continued with a Season 4 premiere screening of OWN’s Queen Sugar, executive produced by Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey, Paul James and Anthony Sparks, who also serves as a showrunner.