Friday, July 19, 2019

Iranian alt-rock: the real notion of indie music

Promo shot of Take It Easy Hospital as seen in the movie. The movie No One Knows About Persian Cats adds a whole other dimension to...

SoundScape Cinema series for Fall/Winter in Miami unveiled

With "fall" in South Florida now here, it's time to watch movies on outdoor screens. OK, maybe it'll still be hot, but the SoundScape...

Miami-born Director Kelly Reichardt talks about finding inspiration in her hometown...

  Writer-director Kelly Reichardt recently premiered Certain Women at Sundance, where it was picked up by IFC Films for U.S. distribution and Sony for worldwide release....

New restoration of ‘A Trip to the Moon’ heads to cinemas...

It has been almost 20 years since an original, hand-colored print was discovered of George Méliès’ Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to...

Day 1 of film-going at Miami International Film Fest: a test...

Depending on the movie, the word “preposterous” could either prop up a narrative or allow it to collapse. I saw two rather preposterous movies...

Labyrinth of Lies uses high production value to tell compelling story...

Having grown up with a German father who survived being drafted into the Wehrmacht to fight in World War II, films with German war...

Phantom Thread costume designer Mark Bridges talks sewing story into costume...

When Mark Bridges answered Paul Thomas Anderson's call to once again work with him as costume designer on one of his movies, he was happy to...

Manchester by the Sea ruminates on death by focusing on irony...

It’s been a long time coming, but writer-director Kenneth Lonergan is back, and this time, there’s no ignoring his new movie. Manchester by the...

‘Blank City’ celebrates the art of “No Wave”

With Blank City, first-time director Celine Danhier offers a celebration of the influential art scene of New York City during the late seventies and...

International Online Film Critics’ Poll announces winners of 4th biannual awards

The International Online Film Critics’ Poll has announced the winners its 2013/14 survey. I was honored to have been asked to participate for the fourth...