Friday, October 30, 2020

A conversation with actor Scott Haze on his "crazy" role in...

One of this year's most startling films has to be Child of God. It took a while for this film critic to warm up...

IndieEthos podcast, Episode 8: Now playing movies + the Boaty Weekender...

Photo by Hans Morgenstern Here's the latest Jolt Radio podcast. It came soon after I returned from "The...

The Death of Speaking In Cinema with The Death of Louis...

Last week, we "spoke in cinema" one last time at the Miami Beach Cinematheque. It was with the cutting-edge Catalan director Albert Serra and...

In Julieta Almodovar returns to his focus on women – a...

Julieta, the latest film by Spanish auteur Pedro Almódovar, focuses on the lives of women and how chance encounters and the power of love...

The Daughter features powerful acting but predictable plot – a film...

The film The Daughter opens at a small mill, which is about to close. The head of the factory, Henry Neilson (played masterfully by...

Independent Ethos Radio Hour – episode 1

It's here, the first episode of The Independent Ethos Radio Hour on Joltradio.org. To sum it up, this was recorded just after I attended...

It Follows strips horror to its core — a film review

Sometimes you have to strip back the horror to make a horror movie work. It Follows does that to thrilling effect, keep gore to a...

Miami International Film Festival opens, here's a preview

Today is opening night of Miami Dade College's 32nd Annual Miami International Film Festival, and this year the festival seems to be asking cinephiles to...

‘Flight’ compromises redemption with sex and hilarity

I need to chime in on Flight, as it's bound to do well in theaters over this weekend and follows lots of hype by many...

Phantom Thread shows how love transcends tension of power dynamics —...

Phantom Thread, the new film by Paul Thomas Anderson, is all that you want in a love story but nothing you'd expect. With every...