Tribeca Film Festival 2021 Review: How It Ends

Year: 2021 Runtime: 84 minutes Director: Zoe Lister-Jones, Daryl Wein Writers: Zoe Lister-Jones, Daryl Wein Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Cailee Spaeny, Larmorne Morris, Logan Marshall-Green By Tom Moore Full of delightful, offbeat comedy and a variety of familiar faces, “How It Ends” is a unique journey of self-discovery and self-love on the eve of the apocalypse. “How It Ends” might be the first film I’ve seen that clearly … Continue reading Tribeca Film Festival 2021 Review: How It Ends

Sundance Review: “How It Ends”

Year: 2021 Runtime: 82 minutes Directors/Writers: Daryl Wein and Zoe Lister-Jones Stars: Zoe Lister-Jones, Cailee Spaeny, Whitney Cummings, Tawny Newsome, Olivia Wilde, Helen Hunt, Bradley Whitford, Lamorne Morris, Logan Marshall-Green, Angelique Cabral, Colin Hanks, Nick Kroll, Fred Armisen By Morgan Roberts “You’re on an existential scavenger hunt for your soul.” In “How It Ends” (2021), Liza (Zoe Lister-Jones) is preparing for the last day on … Continue reading Sundance Review: “How It Ends”

Retrospective Review: “Band Aid”

Anna (Zoe Lister-Jones) and Ben (Adam Pally) are well past the honeymoon phase of their marriage. All they do is fight. So, in a last-ditch effort, the pair create a band – roping in their neighbor Dave (Fred Armisen) – so that they can fight through song. Watching the couple navigate their struggles and hurt through song starts off fun. Their band, The Dirty DIshes, is named after a particular area of contention in their house. Continue reading Retrospective Review: “Band Aid”