Friday, December 6, 2019

Independent Spirit Awards hijacked by Weinstein

Silver Linings Playbook should have won nothing at the Independent Spirit Awards last night. Beyond the fact that this movie just is not that good...

More wide release crap this weekend

Since I mentioned the wide release film that would conquer the weekend's box office last week, Friday, I might try again this week: Twilight:...

Joe Meek Tribute screening

On Feb. 3, 2010, the 43rd anniversary of Joe Meek's death, Miami-based dancer and choreographer Ana Mendez  presented Tribute, a performance art piece dedicated...

‘The Guilt Trip’ review for ‘Hudak on Hollywood’

As this is my first year in the Florida Film Critics Circle, it meant going out to watch a lot of big studio-produced films...

'Act of Killing' directors respond to Oscar nomination

This morning, the nominees for the Oscar® awards were announced. Among those nominated for best documentary* was the already plenty-award-winning film the Act of Killing, which also won best documentary from us...

Day 8 at MIFF: Major tribute to longtime festival MVP Fernando...

http://vimeo.com/61229132 Day 8 of the Miami International Film Festival was probably one of the most reverent days as far as centerpiece events at the festival. It...

Smart Argentine film ‘Marriage’ has world premiere at Miami International Film...

Day 1 of the 30th installment of the Miami International Film Festival only meant enjoying some free drinks and hors d'oeuvres accompanied with some socializing at the opening...

Florida Film Critics Circle announce awards for 2012

So this year the Independent Ethos had a say in awards season. It marked my first year voting with the prestigious Florida Film Critics...

Eric Rohmer passes away

I loved the work of this pioneer of the French New Wave. So sad to hear filmmaker Eric Rohmer has died at the age...

African Queen due on DVD finally

OK, so some movie news, too… Just in time for the beginning of the end of DVD, I received an email from Amazon the other...