Nina Jacobson’s Full Sundance Producers Brunch Keynote Speech

We have entered the Era of the Producer, in which the people in this room have unprecedented freedom. If something is good, you will find a way to make it and it will be seen. That freedom gives us the power to break the rules and remake them.

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“Nina Jacobson’s Full Sundance Producers Brunch Keynote Speech”

“Horizon Zero Dawn” by Guerilla (PS4)

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I finally got Michael to start playing and I’m sooooo excited to watch him! My all-time favorite video game.

1) Where is it on following the Bechdel Test: 5
2) Strength of the writing: 5
3) Strength of the directing: 5
4) Strength of the voice acting: 5
5) Strength of the game design: 5
6) Strength of the editing: 5
7) Strength of the sound design: 5
8) Strength of the game play: 5
9) Did I enjoy it? 6
10) Would I recommend it? 6
Score: 52/50

 

“Bohemian Rhapsody” (2018)

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Written by: Anthony McCarten (story by), Peter Morgan (story by)

Starring: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee

1) Where is it on following the Bechdel Test: 1
2) Strength of the writing: 3
3) Strength of the directing: 3
4) Strength of the acting: 5
5) Strength of the cinematography: 5
6) Strength of the editing: 4
7) Strength of the sound design: 5
8) Strength of the production design: 5
9) Did I enjoy it? 4
10) Would I recommend it? 4
Score: 39/50

“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” (2018) by Marielle Heller

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Directed by: Marielle Heller

Written by: Nicole Holofcener (screenplay by), Jeff Whitty (screenplay by)

Starring: Melissa McCarthy, Richard E. Grant, Dolly Wells

1) Where is it on following the Bechdel Test: 5

2) Strength of the writing: 4

3) Strength of the directing: 4

4) Strength of the acting: 5

5) Strength of the cinematography: 4

6) Strength of the editing: 4

7) Strength of the sound design: 3

8) Strength of the production design: 5

9) Did I enjoy it? 4

10) Would I recommend it? 4

Score: 42/50

“The Sisters Brothers” (2018) by Jacques Audiard

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At least they cast Rebecca Root as Mayfield…

Directed by Jacques Audiard

Written by Jacques Audiard & Thomas Bidegain

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Joaquin Phoenix, John C. Reilly & Riz Ahmed

1) Where is it on following the Bechdel Test: 0

2) Strength of the writing: 4

3) Strength of the directing: 4

4) Strength of the acting: 5

5) Strength of the cinematography: 4

6) Strength of the editing: 4

7) Strength of the sound design: 4

8) Strength of the production design: 5

9) Did I enjoy it? 3

10) Would I recommend it? 3

Score: 36/50