Saturday, May 18, 2024

Hotel Mumbai is difficult entertainment to stomach

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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...

Miami Film Fest GEMS 2016 features Certain Women, Toni Erdmann, other...

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This morning, Miami Dade College's Miami Film Festival announced its GEMS 2016 Lineup. Like last year, the mini film festival will offer an array...

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

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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...

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

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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...

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...

Miami Film Festival Day 2: Voice Over reveals gargantuan obstacles of...

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It's not easy to communicate when you're family, and Chilean director Cristián Jiménez finds a compelling way to illustrate that in Voice Over (La Voz en Off)....

The Assassin tells moving story of humanity beyond martial arts —...

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Eight years after his first film outside of either Taiwan or China (the Paris-set The Flight of the Red Balloon), Hou Hsiao-hsien could not have...

Final weekend at MIFF: Trueba tribute, awards and aquatic-themed films

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The last weekend of the Miami International Film Festival ended on a much stronger note than it began. I caught up with a strange,...

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...

Miami Filmmaker Carla Forte on shooting hundreds of dogs in action...

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This month, The Miami Beach Cinematheque will hold its seventh installment of its Knight Foundation sponsored discussion series called Speaking In Cinema. Usually, the bi-monthly...