Friday, October 23, 2020

Lady Bird celebrates rites of growing up with dynamic humor and...

No animal symbolizes escape and freedom better than a bird. The notion for earthbound dreamers that one could spring into the air and fly...

Colossal is a creative idea turned into a colossal mess —...

It’s very important to recognize that the Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo is making worthy inroads into Hollywood by staying original and true to his...

Yorgos Lanthimos, director of The Lobster, talks finding filmmaking freedom in...

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, probably one of the most distinctive voices in that already distinctive cinema scene that Greece has produced in recent years, did something special...

Vincent Moon retrospective in Miami — A review

I've been a fan of Vincent Moon since 2010, however, I had never heard about him until last week. Before then, I had spent countless hours...

In a Valley of Violence takes down revenge movie with black...

A darkly humorous western, In a Valley of Violence, is a refreshing change for horror writer-director Ti West. I never expected to laugh as...

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...

Highlights from the 3rd annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival in Miami,...

Last week, this writer made selective visits to the week-long third edition of the Popcorn Frights Film Festival at O Cinema Wynwood and came...

Film review: ‘Mud’ makes for OK film but misses exploiting the...

Concerning itself with a fugitive hiding out on an island on an Arkansas river and the boys who discover him, there could have been...

Film review: ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ brings obsession with elusive truth to...

Zero Dark Thirty hits theaters in limited release tomorrow riding a wave of critical buzz but also controversy. Having had the opportunity to attend...

Good Time offers riveting drama with a distinctive, earthbound voice —...

With their audacious new movie Good Time, Josh and Ben Safdie present a harsh, unblinking look at a criminal so beholden to his narcissism...