Friday, August 14, 2020

On the Bizarre-O New Wave of Greek cinema

This weekend, the Miami Beach Cinematheque, one of the more bold art houses in South Florida, will indulge in a weekend of films from...

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...

Fences‘ writing stands above all else in the movie version —...

Something becomes quickly apparent in Denzel Washington's version of August Wilson’s Pulitzer and Tony winning 1983 play: It's screenplay is stronger than its existence as a...

Film Review: Misguided ‘Starlet’ fails as wannabe transcendent drama

I can appreciate a lo-fi film as much as the next guy who got into cinema with Werner Herzog and the Dogma years of...

Miami Film Festival movies for lovers of experimental film: Cocote and...

For the more adventurous cinephile, the 35th edition of Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival has a few selections worth seeking out. They may...

Hitchcock/Truffaut transmits the desire of filmmaking for all to fall in...

It can be a tricky proposition: making a film about films. Even trickier is the idea of making a film based on a book...

Blade Runner 2049 dives thematically deeper than its predecessor — a...

If there is one standout factor that raises Blade Runner 2049 above its predecessor is how well attuned it is to the Philip K....

Film Review: 'August: Osage County' on Hollywood.com

Black Comedy is a difficult brand of humor to pull off. The line between what’s funny and sad or horrific becomes so slender many...

The Vessel is a strong debut for Malick acolyte — a...

If it’s hard for Terrence Malick to weave together an affecting story from shreds of beautifully photographed pastiche and disembodied voice over, then imagine...

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

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...