Fantastic Fest 2023. Review soon.
First, this is not a reboot or a remake. If you're thinking that going into Legacy, you're going to set yourself up to have a horrible time.
Writer/director Zoe Lister-Jones's approach to continuing the story begun in 1998 captures the essence of the now cult-favorite while making it feel very much of the present. Lister-Jones understands the visual and audio language of the original film using that to bind the two films together, even though you can watch one without…
FYC & Q&A:
Didn't realize it was based on a book nor an adaptation, so the whole thing was quite a ride. Particularly how it blends genres so that Cherry truly defies being pigeon-holed and it does so without hurting how engaged the audience remains. Part of this is due to Russo-Otstot's and Goldberg's screenplay, which it was great to hear during the Q&A how they worked in humor by way of how they thought Cherry saw the world, but also…