Monday, July 13, 2020

Interview with director of ‘Beauty is Embarassing’ – Wayne White documentary

I just finished writing a piece about the new documentary on the artist Wayne White,  Beauty is Embarrassing. I spoke to the film's director...

Suburban Motherhood is not One-size-fits-all: Kelly & Cal — A Film...

What if you didn't bond with your baby right away? What if after giving birth, your life changes in ways you're not ready to...

The best movies of 2014, according to Hans Morgenstern — Part...

Yesterday you had a chance to see the bottom half of my 20 favorite films and film experiences of 2014 (The best movies of...

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...

Filmmaker Tom Kalin, Whitney’s Warhol expert Claire Henry in Miami to...

We at Independent Ethos are extremely supportive of the Miami Beach Cinematheque and its Speaking In Cinema series, which would not be possible without...

Call Me By Your Name celebrates multi-dimensional quality of loving at...

For all its patient development, one of the year's most entertaining and transporting films has to be Call Me By Your Name. Though it's about...

Film Review: 'Museum Hours' poetically melds life, death and art

In the 1958 comedy by Ronald Neame, the Horse’s Mouth, the film’s main character, an artist named Gulley Jimson, portrayed as equal parts guru...

The Hateful Eight is just a tiresome exercise in drawing out...

Note: This is a review of the longer, “Roadshow” version of The Hateful Eight. Quentin Tarantino has finally done it. He’s made a movie that’s...

Sunset cinematic mansplaining that reveals woman’s early 20th century woman’s experience

With Sunset, the Oscar-winning director of Son of Saul (Son of Saul, a grim out-of-body experience at Auschwitz — a film review) returns with...

Film Review: ‘Caesar Must Die’ offers glimpse into life and acting

If you want to see how life informs acting, you have to see Caesar Must Die. Paolo Taviani and Vittorio Taviani have been making movies...