Friday, July 19, 2019

Lisa Leone remembers final days working with Stanley Kubrick

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...

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...

Bird Box loses thrills through plot holes

I'm all for mystery in horror movies that taps into the primal fears of the audience. However, with glaring gaps in logic and sketchily...

Florida Film Critics Circle announces 2018 winners

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

Florida Film Critics Circle announces year-end nominees; here’s my ballot

The Florida Film Critics Circle released its nominations for 2018's best films and performances of the year on Wednesday. Coming out on top was...

Highlights from The Key West Film Festival 2018

We paid a visit to the Key West Film Festival once again, and yet again it featured some major movies by notable auteurs riding...

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is an anti-snowflake experience

Throughout much of The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, one wonders what these episodic stories about ill-fated or ill-behaved denizens of Manifest Destiny have in...

What They Had balances humor and heartache tied to aging

The Alzheimer’s sub-genre of drama has produced some strong cinema in recent years, but they are few and far between. The strongest ones have...

Isabelle Huppert talks Hong Sang-soo, Claire’s Camera and future projects...

“This place is so inspiring,” says legendary French actress Isabelle Huppert with a gasp. “Such a beautiful theater.” Huppert has arrived in Miami for a...

Luca Guadagnino re-imagines Suspiria with mixed results

The first thing you should know about Luca Guadagnino’s version of Suspiria is that it is merely based on the characters of Dario Argento’s...