Black Bear — which premiered in January this year at the Sundance Film Festival — at first seems like your prototypical festival entry and not necessarily in a good way either: a dialogue-driven drama shot on handheld cameras, with overt horror overtones and a scathing portrayal of indulgent characters in the world of indie filmmaking.… continue
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