Festivals Archive

DIFF Movie Review: ‘Puzzle’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes Agnes (Kelly Macdonald) isn’t unloved. It’s just that, for as long as they can remember, her family has been unfailingly cared for by her. Her husband Louie’s (David Denman) complacency has long since lapsed into obliviousness. That Agnes might aspire ...Read More

DIFF Movie Review: ‘Blindspotting’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes As the writers and stars of Blindspotting, childhood friends Daveed Diggs and Rafael Casal have produced something truly special. Both were born and raised in Oakland, California, a city named after the massive trees chopped down to make way for ...Read More

DIFF Movie Review: ‘Tejano’

Review by Jacquelin Hipes For a film about dying grandfathers and getting tangled up with Mexican drug cartels, Tejano has its share of humorous moments. Fleeing border patrol and desperate for a way back into the United States, Javi (Patrick Mackie) stares through a ...Read More