Saturday, May 8, 2021

Miami Film Festival’s GEMS announces this year’s titles

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October in our area of South Florida marks the beginning of the roll out of some of the most anticipated independent and international films...

Bumblefest founder talks keeping music fest affordable while expanding

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If there's a South Florida music festival that embodies the independent ethos, it has to be Bumblefest. Curator and organizer Steve Rullman goes deep...

The Farewell director Lulu Wang on mixing screwball humor with pathos

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Way back in 2015, we interviewed writer-director Lulu Wang about her feature debut starring Brit Marling, Posthumous (Posthumous director Lulu Wang on the inspiration...

5 recommendations at Miami Film Fest + New indie rock –...

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It's been a while since I've been on Jolt Radio with a new episode of "The Independent Ethos Radio Hour." Reviewing movies for Miami...

Dracula releases first vinyl record via Sweat Records Records and talks...

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When Dorys Bello and Eli Oviedo started making music together, they never imagined a vinyl record of their recordings would be released, but today...

Pocket of Lollipops talk 10 years as a duo and first...

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Ten years in and the Miami-based art punk duo of Pocket of Lollipops have finally released a full-length album on vinyl. This Wednesday, they...

Billy Croben on the inspiration of child actors in Screwball and...

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In my recent Miami New Times review of the new documentary Screwball, I praised the filmmakers’ decision to incorporate children in their reenactments of...

Vandal filmmaker talks shooting in Wynwood, progress of film with del...

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Over the years, Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood has undergone a transformation from a mundane warehouse district in a sketchy neighborhood to a party hub featuring...

Jaialai’s frontman talks new music, plans for vinyl full length —...

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Miami band Jaialai could very well be the saviors for Miami’s rock music scene. The quartet formed in 2016 blending a mix of influences...

Dracula discuss unique stage presence and new chapter in recognition —...

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Behind the screen, they are but shadows, and Dracula likes it that way. Vocalist Dorys Bello and singer/guitarist Eli Oviedo, both 33 years old,...