Romantic Comedy

THE BASTER: Eugenides takes on the rom-com

THE BASTER: Eugenides takes on the rom-com

The story, which was first printed in The New Yorker in 1996, began like this: “Mix semen of three men. Stir vigorously. Fill turkey baster. Recline. Insert nozzle. Squeeze.” I can’t say how faithful the film adaptation will be. It stars Jason Bateman and Jennifer Aniston and is directed by the two men responsible for BLADES OF…

Drawn To Life

Drawn To Life

Along with the animation spotlight, several films are using animation to further their narrative storytelling. In the opening night film, CHICAGO 10 [festival.sundance.org], Brett Morgen employed animators to bring to live the court transcripts of the Yippees on trial.