Friday, August 14, 2020

Director of One Week and a Day visiting South Florida

Earlier this year I called Israeli writer-director Asaph Polonsky "a strong new voice in Israeli cinema." Well, now you can see him right here...

Interviews with the director and lead actress of The Tribe

Note: the Q&A with actress Yana Novikova below features frank talk about sex and may reveal plot spoilers. If you are offended by either, you...

Brad’s Status makes unlikable guy relatable via yin/yang and light/dark humor...

Existence can be a love it or hate it thing -- sometimes within the same moment. Some existential crisis films pick a side, but...

The Salesman tests morals limits of a good husband — a...

It’s easy to consider hypothetical reactions when one is confronted with moral quandaries in the movies -- especially in Hollywood movies. Good and evil...

Film Review: ‘Amour’ captures poetry of confronting death in love

More than any other foreign language film before it, Amour seems a sure-thing for winning the Oscar® for Best Foreign Language Picture of 2012....

'Young & Beautiful' explores women's sexuality with a nuanced touch

Of all the filmmakers across the globe, the French always seem to deliver the deepest ruminations on human relationships through intimate corporeal exchanges. One...

45 Years tests a couple’s long marriage with a ghost from...

No one can ever really know another person, not even a husband and wife going on 45 years of marriage. After all, a couple is composed...

‘In the Family:’ most powerful indie drama so far this year

While watching In the Family, one cannot help but notice it as a film designed to highlight the screenwriting and acting. The camera lingers...

Highlights from the 3rd annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival in Miami,...

Last week, this writer made selective visits to the week-long third edition of the Popcorn Frights Film Festival at O Cinema Wynwood and came...

Tragedy Girls offers smart if tricky take on horror, humor and...

Just when you think horror filmmakers have run out of ideas, another twist on the genre comes around to surprise you. Tyler MacIntyre’s Tragedy...