Friday, August 14, 2020

More Characters Under the Sun: Miami International Film Festival Announces Changes...

In its 33rd iteration, Miami Dade College’s Miami International Film Festival is putting artistic talent at the forefront of all its competitions. Festival Director,...

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...

Screenings I plan to see at 30th Miami Film Festival

The coverage for the 30th Annual Miami International Film Festival has begun in earnest. I hope to document all the coverage I contribute on this blog...

An Interview with 'Hide Your Smiling Faces' Filmmaker Daniel Patrick Carbone...

The other day I reviewed Hide Your Smiling Faces, an incredible indie film that was picked up by Tribeca Film recently (Film Review: ‘Hide Your...

An interview with Queen of Earth director Alex Ross Perry in...

After last year's Listen Up Philip (‘Listen Up Philip’: one of the year’s most fascinating and funny character studies — a film review), who would...

Borscht is Dead: the short films, part 1

Borscht is Dead: Curated by Indie Ethos & Collab With Choose954 is on its way, and it’s time to reveal some of the line-up....

Film Review: ‘Hide Your Smiling Faces’ presents resonant images of darkness...

Most of us are frightened of dying because we don't know what it means to live. We don't know how to live, therefore we...

A re-cap of a hectic half-attended, still impressive Miami International Film...

The Miami International Film Festival has just wrapped up another year of quality film premieres. Film for film, it may have featured the highest-quality...

In Eight Days A Week, we discover the making of a...

Director Ron Howard takes advantage of the wealth of archival photos and videos of the Beatles to recreate their touring years in his most...

Film Review: 'Paradise: Love' peels away layers perpetuated by Disney gloss...

The first part in what is bound to be a difficult if powerful trilogy to sit through, Ulrich Seidl's Paradise: Love patiently and subtly unfurls...