Monday, November 18, 2019

The Farewell director Lulu Wang on mixing screwball humor with pathos

Courtesy A24 Way back in 2015, we interviewed writer-director Lulu Wang about her feature debut starring Brit Marling,...

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

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...

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

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...

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...

Barry Jenkins, Boots Riley and Patricia Clarkson to appear at 36th...

Yesterday, Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival officially announced this year’s complete lineup of movies and events. Beyond the headline I just wrote, the...

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...

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...

Miami Film Festival GEMS presents movies to watch out for come...

I just finished a long weekend watching premieres of movies that will slowly roll out as possible Oscar contenders come next year. In total,...

SoundScape Cinema series for Fall/Winter in Miami unveiled

With "fall" in South Florida now here, it's time to watch movies on outdoor screens. OK, maybe it'll still be hot, but the SoundScape...