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SANCTUARY MOVIE REVIEW
Christopher Abbott and Margaret Qualley star in the new film, Sanctuary, directed by Zachary Wigon following the director’s 2014 romantic drama The Heart Machine. Abbott plays Hal, the next young CEO getting ready to take over his late father’s hotel empire while Qualley plays Rebecca, Hal’s dominatrix who has been preparing him all along for his success and now that it’s here, isn’t ready to let him end the relationship. This isn’t the typical sub/dom story usually portrayed in cinema, but rather a fascinating two-hander that plays on social dynamics in the workplace and a commentary on the sub/dom culture. Wright, Frank, and Alan discuss everything from the film’s tone, acting, direction, and its final frame. Is Sanctuary a safe bet of a flick? Listen and play their game!
DIRECTED BY: Zachary Wigon
STARRING: Margaret Qualley, Christopher Abbott
Wright Sulek (Screener Squad, Digital Noise, Highly Suspect Reviews, Trash in the Can, Audio Editor)
Wright hails from the northern suburbs of Dallas, Texas. His passion for filmmaking brought him to Austin to study and make movies. Since then he’s had his hand in acting, writing, and directing his own short films with numerous like-minded film geeks he’s met along his journey. His newest interest has brought him into the podcasting world. He co-hosted a few different movie related podcasts such as ‘And Now This’ and ‘The Match Cut’. He currently co-hosts with longtime friend, Eric Samaniego, where they talk shop about the grimiest, trashiest, lost gems of movies on their show, ‘Trash in the Can’. Wright also guests and hosts reviews on Screener Squad and Highly Suspect Reviews as well as co-hosts Digital Noise with Chris Cox.
Frank Calvillo (Highly Suspect Reviews, Screener Squad)
Born and raised in South Texas, Frank currently lives in Austin and has been in love with movies ever since his father showed him some Three Stooges shorts when he was five years old. Today he loves all kinds of film, regardless of era, country, budget or genre. He believes every film has an audience and is at least one person’s favorite movie. After writing for Sight & Sound and Slackerwood, he now writes for Cinapse where his increasingly random taste in all flavors of cinema (from Rashomon to Mars Attacks!) continues to thrive. His ultimate goal is to write a script for his boyhood crush, Michelle Pfeiffer.
Alan Galinsky (Highly Suspect Reviews, Screener Squad, Deliberations of Doom)
Born and raised in Texas, Alan Galinsky is a lifetime movie fan. As a youth, he would rent multiple movies every weekend and go to the theater for the latest releases, and that pace has remained steady. When Alan isn’t watching movies, you can find him talking about movies. When he’s not talking about movies, you can find him playing music in the band Delicate Boys.
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