Monday, October 21, 2019

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...

Hotel Mumbai is difficult entertainment to stomach

It’s hard to say if I was entertained by Hotel Mumbai, a movie focused on four horrific days where a group of well-armed terrorists...

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...

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...

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,...

Paul Dano’s directorial debut Wildlife gives actors space; Florida premiere with...

All that is great about actors who take up directing is on full display in Wildlife, the directorial debut of Paul Dano, based on...

Godard Mon Amour director Michel Hazanavicius on hate for his...

If you check out Rotten Tomatoes, it seems critics are firmly divided on the new movie by French director Michel Hazanavicius, Godard Mon Amour,...

The Workshop captures complexity of ideological tension in France despite cheap...

French director Laurent Cantet hit a career high point with his Palme d’Or winning film The Class. His social consciousness never felt more earthy and entertaining while...