Monday, December 17, 2018

Popcorn Frights Film Festival announces new premiere, offers tips to faves...

The third edition of the Popcorn Frights Film Festival is less than two weeks away, and it seems to get bigger and better as...

IndieEthos to host ‘Borscht is Dead,’ a short film retrospective to...

Though it’s not Hollywood or New York City, Miami is blessed with a distinctive film scene. One group of filmmakers that wave the Miami...

Is Miami’s film scene big enough for counter-programming against Miami Film...

You know Miami’s film scene is thriving when counter-programming rears its glorious head. After all, what would Slamdance be without Sundance? On the advent...

Local artists/filmmakers present free series featuring ‘The New Black Cinema’

It'll be a rainy Memorial Day Weekend in South Florida. What better excuse to head to the movies? Even better? They're free -- not...

34th Miami Film Festival premiered quality films seeking distribution

It’s a bit of a challenge to cover a film festival when you come down with bronchitis while also moving from one location in...

River of Grass captures snapshot of disaffected Gen-Xers in South Florida...

From its awkward sense of humor to capturing parts of nondescript South Florida that no longer exist, there are pleasures to be found in...

Oscar preview: Borscht, Moonlight and ‘the power of Miami’s filmmaking community’

The 10th edition of the Borscht Film Festival winds down this Sunday with great anticipation (read a report I wrote on Animal Collective’s appearance...

River of Grass on blu-ray and Jesse Eisenberg on Kelly Reichardt’s...

Not long ago, director Kelly Reichardt's debut feature film, River of Grass (1995), underwent a restoration. We covered its run at the Miami Beach Cinematheque...

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...

In Sweet Bean compassion heals all wounds – a film review

Sweet Bean is a deeply moving depiction of true friendship and a lesson on how to appreciate life through the world around us -- including...