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Saturday, Feb 4, 2023

Maggie Bryan

Arts & Culture

Cliff-Hanger: “Torn”

In 1999, Alex Lowe was killed in an avalanche on Mt. Shishapangma in Tibet, an accident survived only by his climbing partner and lifelong friend, Conrad Anker. His story is one of tragedy, adventure and even a Shakespearean love triangle — all the makings of a great Hollywood film. The 2021 documentary, ...

Arts & Culture

Reel Critic: “Playground”

Laura Wendel’s debut feature film “Playground” walks the line between childhood nostalgia and occasional violence. The film opens with the words, un monde — the film’s original title and the French word for “a world.” The film reminds audiences of the complex social relationships that ...

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