Friday, August 12, 2022

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...

IndieEthos to host ‘Borscht is Dead,’ a short film retrospective to...

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Though it’s not Hollywood or New York City, Miami is blessed with a distinctive film scene. One group of filmmakers that wave the Miami...

Film Review: 'The Great Beauty' earns it's title by looking beyond...

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If there’s one thing coming to all celebrities, it’s death. But what could be worse than that for the famous? Irrelevance. Paolo Sorrentino’s new film,...

Film Review: 'The Attack' offers intimate statement beyond a great conflict

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An amazingly ambitious film, the Attack, reaches for a larger statement beyond the Israeli-Palestinian conflict with an intriguing, multi-layered story concerned with identity on...

Film Review: ‘Fruitvale Station’ fuels heartache with intimacy

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Early this year, I noticed fervent statements on Twitter regarding the next “big” film out of Sundance: Fruitvale. Later re-titled Fruitvale Station, the film had been...

It’s Kubrick week at O Cinema in Wynwood, Miami; read all...

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In anticipation of the Miami premiere of the buzzy documentary Room 237, one of Miami's local art houses, O Cinema, will spend a week...

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

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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...

Filmmaker Vincent Moon talks about the influence of music and rootlessness...

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French filmmaker Vincent Moon has nearly 700 films under his belt. Despite subjects as diverse as music videos for popular bands like REM or a vérité...

Black Lounge Films hosts special screening ofWoodpeckers with lead actress presenting

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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....

Good Kill drowns its moral message on drone war with too...

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There's nothing wrong with morally conscious movies. The problem arrives when morality overshadows character development and overtakes narrative. Good Kill is one of those films...