Thursday, September 20, 2018

We the Animals delivers honesty in director Jeremiah Zagar’s raw approach...

Suffused in earthy atmosphere, director Jeremiah Zagar's meticulous yet breezy feature film debut We the Animals is a worthy adaptation of Justin Torres’ smart, savage...

The Little Stranger tangles with ghosts of the past and future

Ghosts don’t actually exist, but the ghosts that haunt The Little Stranger are as real as can ever be depicted in a work of...

Nico, 1988 an end-of-life drama of washed up rock star

There’s never been anything upbeat about dramas featuring protagonists addicted to heroin. The sad place where musician/model/actress Nico (born Christa Päffgen in Cologne, Germany)...

Director Lenny Abrahamson surprised The Little Stranger reviews are being held...

Every once in a while there comes a movie that studios strain to market. The Little Stranger, the new movie by Room director Lenny...

The Third Murder uses stories to subvert what may be true

With The Third Murder, Japanese writer-director Hirokazu Kore-eda turns from his usual examination of family dynamics to something more nebulous. As much as the...

BlacKkKlansman explores racism in the ’70s to highlight its persistence today

Besides it being a fine film, the reason BlacKkKlansman won the Grand Prix at this year’s Cannes Film Festival is as political a statement...

FilmGate continues to create opportunities for Miami film community with new...

As soon as I arrive at their studio downtown, FilmGate executive director Diliana Alexander offers me water, coffee or beer. “Not on the job,” I...

John David Washington on being a child actor for ‘Uncle Spike’...

When actor John David Washington thinks back to the first Spike Lee film set he ever worked on, the BlacKkKlansman star says his direction...

Generation Wealth director on what happened after Queen of Versailles, more

It’s been six years since The Queen of Versailles presented a comical yet disturbing portrait of a rich Florida family who wanted to build...

The Day After captures loneliness of being with other people

As much as Hong Sang-soo’s latest film The Day After features people in conversation, hardly does a movie ever capture how alone people really...