Sunday, October 17, 2021

A consideration of the 1984 BBC adaptation of Z For Zachariah;...

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Last week, I reviewed Z For Zachariah, the latest film by director Craig Zobel (read it here), which is based on Robert C. O’Brien’s posthumous 1974 novel of the...

An interview with the director of 'the Act of Killing'; more...

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After the Act of Killing’s director Joshua Oppenheimer began talking with several survivors of a killing spree in Indonesia following a coup d'état that left over...

'Heli' depicts human costs of drug-related violence with raw horror

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Set in Guanajuato, Mexico, Heli tells the story of the crude life the city's residents endure while dealing with the ongoing militarization of the “war on...

Cult film director Alejandro Jodorowsky’s first son Brontis interviewed in “Miami...

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Yesterday, I supplied the “Miami New Times” art and culture blog “Cultist” with a short story on Brontis Jodorowsky, the son of cult filmmaker...

GEMS recommendations: Certain Women and Old Stone contrast in drama but...

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Gems 2016, a mini-film festival of sorts by Miami-Dade College's Miami Film Festival, is now underway at the Tower Theater in Miami. It kicked...

A conversation with actor Scott Haze on his "crazy" role in...

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One of this year's most startling films has to be Child of God. It took a while for this film critic to warm up...

eXistenZ, the stronger testament to ‘The Matrix’ of escapism from 1999

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Before its 20-year anniversary passes, I’d like to write something about one of 1999’s more overlooked movies. This film I want to dwell on...

Revenge of the Mekons presents a portrait of a band whose...

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I had a bit of a meta experience at the screening of Revenge of the Mekons the other night. Early in the film, the band jokes about...

‘The Connection’ (1962) explores the agony and ecstasy of men waiting...

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Even in today’s “progressive” society, women directors are still considered an anomaly in the world of filmmaking. This brief interview, shot not too long...

Morgan: a schlocky movie unaware of its own schlockiness — a...

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With his directorial debut, Morgan, Luke Scott -- son of Ridley Scott -- can't seem to see past his own ego to acknowledge inherit flaws in the script by...