Sunday, July 22, 2018

Ava explores familiar drama with powerful yet unobtrusive cinematic skill

The struggle that pits mother against teenage daughter transcends borders and cultures. Moviegoers in the U.S. found this familiar drama most recently expertly told...

Damsel’s strong performers can’t help well-intended, quirky but moribund script

Beneath the surface of the quirky, surreal sight gags of Damsel, like Robert Pattinson dressed in dandyish cowboy wear leading a miniature horse by...

American Animals breaks documentary, dramatization boundaries to reveal weight of regret

With American Animals, Bart Layton, the director of the profound documentary The Imposter (The Imposter is one mind-bending documentary), brings dramatization to the fore...

Best movies of 2018 – first half with Annihilation leading

Here we are at the halfway point of 2018, where I make sure to have to have at the ready a working list of...

Mary Shelley: repressive times makes for repressive movies

After bursting onto the world cinema scene with Wadja, Haifaa Al-Mansour, the first woman from Saudi Arabia to direct a feature film, returns with...

Filmworker’s Leon Vitali on frustrating Kubrick myths and the director’s relationship...

Leon Vitali, Stanley Kubrick’s longtime assistant, has heard all of the fans’ conspiracy theories about his boss’ films, from the notion the Apollo moon...

Filmworker’s Leon Vitali on what drew him to give up acting...

It’s well know that working for Stanley Kubrick will take a lot out of an actor. Filmworker, the new documentary by Tony Zierra about...

Black Lounge Films hosts special screening ofWoodpeckers with lead actress presenting

The ongoing Black Lounge Films series in Miami will present a one-night-only screening of Woodpeckers next week featuring a special guest from the movie....

Local artists/filmmakers present free series featuring ‘The New Black Cinema’

It'll be a rainy Memorial Day Weekend in South Florida. What better excuse to head to the movies? Even better? They're free -- not...

Cold Water reveals early, dark vision of Assayas

A long time before French filmmaker Olivier Assayas gave us Something in the Air (Something in the Air presents vibrant picture of youth in...