SPACE ODDITY – Review by T.J. Callahan

Kevin Bacon is one degree of separation from his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, as he co-stars in her directorial theatrical feature debut. Bacon plays a flower farmer who is trying to keep his family’s legacy business alive on Earth while supporting his troubled son Alex’s wish to live on Mars in Space Oddity. Alex says space is safe and so was Sedgwick with her storytelling.

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SPACE ODDITY – Review by Lois Alter Mark

Kyra Sedgwick’s directorial debut is a charming little film with lofty aspirations. Space Oddity is about a young man named Alex (Kyle Allen) who is preparing for his upcoming trip to Mars. No, he is not an astronaut and, no, this is not a NASA-sanctioned mission. Rather, he has been enlisted by a private group whose legitimacy is questionable at best. But, despite his family’s misgivings, he is determined to leave behind the life he knows for a one way trip to a world no one has ever even visited.

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ASKING FOR IT – Review by Brandy McDonnell

Asking for It fearlessly takes on the patriarchy, addresses timely issues like racism, homophobia and rape culture and provides a showcase for several LGBTQ+ actors and performers of color. Director Eamon O’Rourke has taken copious cues from Tony Scott’s 2004 cult favorite “Man on Fire,” favoring a flashy visual style that includes frenetic cuts, slashing on-screen text and frequent freeze frames.  

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ASKING FOR IT – Review by April Neale

The satisfaction of seeing evil men get their comeuppance is the heartbeat of the edgy revenge film, Asking For It, where a cross-section of women from every background bond to fight the man. Meet the vigilante Cherry Bombers, finding each other and connecting through shared past trauma. Together they vow to eradicate perceived enemies in a road trip revenge thriller with some extraordinarily tragic moments.

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