Friday, September 18, 2020

'Interstellar' is an enthralling experience … when emo astronauts stop weeping...

There is no denying one thing about Interstellar:  it’s an epic space adventure made for the big screen. It features set pieces that will dazzle...

Evolution skips clear narrative to create waking nightmare of body horror...

Too often, mainstream American horror movies strain to explain circumstances to get to the bottom of a mystery, which often saps an important element...

Film Review: Andrea Arnold’s raw and impressionistic take on ‘Wuthering Heights’

I lingered round them, under that benign sky: watched the moths fluttering among the heath and harebells, listened to the soft wind breathing through...

Mandy is an ingenious art house movie for horror buffs

There is some kind of undeniable genius to Mandy, the new movie by Panos Cosmatos. The writer-director makes a much-anticipated return after an eight-year...

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...

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...

How Stanley Kubrick broke the rules of Classical Hollywood cinema and...

Chapter II:  The Decoy Characters and the Frivolity of Obstacles in 2001 Note: this is a continuation from yesterday's post: How Stanley Kubrick broke the rules...

Film review: ‘Generation P’ offers strange Perestroika trip

Director Victor Ginzburg's feature film debut, a film adaptation of one of Russia’s modern literary masterpieces, Generation P by Victor Pelevin, arrives in South Florida...

Kristen Stewart's new film 'Camp X-Ray' premieres in Miami today; the...

Director Peter Sattler has dropped into Miami to introduce his debut feature film Camp X-Ray, which stars Kristen Stewart, at the Coral Gables Art Cinema tonight,...

Director Lucile Hadzihalilovic talks about the pleasures of surreal film narrative...

Tonight, Evolution, the sci-fi/horror hybrid by French writer/director Lucile Hadzihalilovic will have its Florida premiere at the Second Annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival (Our review: Evolution...