Saturday, June 12, 2021

Billy Croben on the inspiration of child actors in Screwball and...

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In my recent Miami New Times review of the new documentary Screwball, I praised the filmmakers’ decision to incorporate children in their reenactments of...

Death and sex make The Aftermath one of the hottest movies...

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There’s a reason that two of the most fundamental concepts in Freudian psychology are named after Eros and Thanatos, the Greek gods of love...

Hotel Mumbai is difficult entertainment to stomach

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It’s hard to say if I was entertained by Hotel Mumbai, a movie focused on four horrific days where a group of well-armed terrorists...

Us is at most an OK horror film

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Doppelgänger horror has been a long-time subgenre of scary movies. Enemy (2013), based on the mind-bending book The Double by José Saramago, is probably...

Director Gaspar Noé shows some improvement with Climax

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With his fifth feature film, the confrontational bad boy French-Argentine filmmaker Gaspar Noé finally shows he can make a tighter film that doesn't compromise his...

Vandal filmmaker talks shooting in Wynwood, progress of film with del...

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Over the years, Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood has undergone a transformation from a mundane warehouse district in a sketchy neighborhood to a party hub featuring...

Barry Jenkins, Boots Riley and Patricia Clarkson to appear at 36th...

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Yesterday, Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival officially announced this year’s complete lineup of movies and events. Beyond the headline I just wrote, the...

Lisa Leone remembers final days working with Stanley Kubrick

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Continuing our post from yesterday, where the talented Lisa Leone, research photographer/set decorator/second unit production manager/actress in Eyes Wide Shut, who happens to live...

Lisa Leone, Renaissance lady of Eyes Wide Shut talks working with...

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Miami has a living connection to Stanley Kubrick’s final film Eyes Wide Shut. Lisa Leone is the Vice President of Artistic Programs at The...

Florida Film Critics Circle announces 2018 winners

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As promised yesterday, here are the winners of the annual Florida Film Critics Circle Awards. This writer became chair of the group this year,...