Film Review: ‘Alice’ is a Journey of a Woman Taking Charge of Her Life

Alice has always been the kind of woman that follows the rules. On the surface, she leads an enviable life. She has an adoring...

SXSW Review: ‘The Beach Bum’ Is Why We Don’t Do Drugs

SXSW Film Festival: There is such a thing as too much weed, and the proof is in Harmony Korine's new stoner flick, "The Beach...

Film Review: ‘Yardie’ Is a Predictable Gangster Drama

From "Get Out" to "A Star is Born", there seems to be an increasing trend of actors making successful transitions to directing. Making an...

SXSW Review: Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson Make Texas Proud in ‘The Highwaymen’

SXSW Film Festival: The Texas Rangers are a source of deep pride to every Texan. And so the Paramount Theater in Austin was the...

SXSW Review: Good Girls Make Their Own Kind of Fun in ‘Booksmart’

SXSW Film Festival: Olivia Wilde brought her directorial debut, "Booksmart," to SXSW and the crowds rejoiced. After decades of raunchy teen comedies focused on...

Miami Film Festival 2019: Jennifer Kent’s ‘The Nightingale’ Sings a Violent, Traumatic, and Relevant...

Miami Film Festival 2019: Walking through the rainforests of Tasmania, the sounds of creatures, man, and insects echo through the treetops. A young woman...

Film Review: In ‘Memory – The Origins of Alien,’ Philippe Crafts a Film Essay...

Forty years ago, "Alien" became a resounding response to the beauty of "Star Wars" and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind." Unlike those films,...

Miami Film Festival 2019: ‘Errol Flynn’s Ghost: Hollywood in Havana’ Is Best When It...

Miami Film Festival 2019: The name Errol Flynn resonates among moviegoers, even though many have never seen one of his films. The actor was...

Film Review: ‘3 Faces’ Poignantly Investigates Iranian Art and Culture

As is typical of his filmography, Jafar Panahi's "3 Faces" begins without a "based on a true story" disclaimer. This latest effort from the...

Miami Film Festival 2019: ‘The Silence of Others’ Seeks Justice in Post-Franco Spain

Miami Film Festival 2019: Throughout history, dictators and their followers have fallen. It is always a matter of time, but some last much longer than...

Miami Film Festival 2019: ‘Chasing the Thunder’ Slows Down a Hundred Day Chase For...

Miami Film Festival 2019 - Fighting for the natural world has become a rallying cry for a rising generation. Today, young activists may cite...

Film Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ Is the Hero We’ve Been Waiting For

Lady Marvel fans, rejoice! Not only does the MCU finally welcome its first solo heroine, but "Captain Marvel" is, in fact, the best Avenger...

Miami Film Festival 2019: ‘The Weight of Water’ Displays a Grueling Physical Feat

Miami Film Festival 2019 – Some of the most intense and emotional documentaries of the last decade have focused on sports. In the wake...

Tribeca Film Review: ‘Gully’ Has Style But Little Substance

2019 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: We will likely never see an adaptation of the video game "Grand Theft Auto." In a roundabout way, "Gully" is...

Miami Film Festival: ‘Los Reyes’ Features Two Dogs, Drug Use, and Adolescence Lost

2019 MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL: The idea of following around two dogs in a skatepark seems like it would make for a fun short. However, directors Bettina...

Film Review: ‘Greta’ Is a Bland Throwback to the 90s Thriller

Once a staple of 90s horror/thriller cinema, the stalker subgenre takes an unfortunate step backward in Neil Jordan's new film, "Greta." Chloë Grace Moretz is...

Film Review: ‘Apollo 11’ Illuminates With Fast Pacing and Suspense

Our fascination with space never ends. Even 50 years later, we are still acquiring new footage from the historic 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing....

Film Review: Frances-Anne Solomon Delivers a Stirring Tribute to a Caribbean ‘Hero’

Early in Frances Anne Solomon's "Hero: Inspired by The Extraordinary Life and Times of Mr. Ulric Cross," Nicola Cross - daughter of the film's...

Film Review: ‘Isn’t It Romantic’ Is a Worthy Addition to the New Era of...

Romantic comedy is a genre that practically begs to be lovingly mocked, and Rebel Wilson is the right woman for the job. Wilson stars in...

Film Review: All The Oscar-Nominated Shorts (Animated, Documentary, and Live Action)

The shorts never get enough respect. That's literally true this Oscars year as the Live Action Shorts category is one of four that is...

Sundance Film Review: ‘The Disappearance of My Mother’ Is A Touching Documentary Of Life,...

2019 Sundance Film Festival:  At the apogee of her beauty, Italian model Benedetta Barzini arguably had no equal. She appeared repeatedly on the cover...

Sundance Film Review: Lupita Nyong’o is a Ray of Sunshine in ‘Little Monsters’

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: One of the most unexpected delights of this year's festival came in the form of the Australian zombie flick, "Little...

Sundance Film Review: ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil, and Vile’ Showcases Zac Efron as Ted...

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: The fascination with serial killers is undeniable. Movies, television series, heck, even entire networks are devoted to the matter. But,...

Sundance Film Review: ‘Ask Dr. Ruth’ is a Prescription for Oscar Gold

2019 Sundance Film Festival: The most known thing about Dr. Ruth Westheimer is that she is a sex therapist. That also happens to be...

Sundance Film Review: Alice Waddington Breathes Life into Familiar Tropes in ‘Paradise Hills’

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Alice Waddington brought her feature film debut, "Paradise Hills," to the mountains of Park City. Premiering in the Next section...

Film Review: ‘High Flying Bird’ Soars as a Return to Form for Soderbergh and...

There's something about basketball that makes it one of the slickest and easiest games to watch. When it's played right, there might not be...

Sundance Film Review: ‘I Am Mother’ Births Questions For Sci-fi Movie Lovers

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: You would need the paper of a thousand trees to make a list of sci-fi movies where robots are...

Sundance Film Review: ‘Paddleton’ Is a Warm Celebration of Male Friendship

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: In a time where toxic masculinity is a frequent – and necessary – topic, along comes "Paddleton," a film that celebrates non-toxic...

Sundance Review: ‘Gaza’ Is an Essential Documentary about the People Forsaken by the World

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Documentaries can be a powerful vehicle for change, providing the voice to those who cannot speak for themselves. "Gaza" is...

Sundance Film Review: ‘Wounds’ Is a Painful Viewing Experience

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Every festival has its hits and misses and Babak Anvari's new film, "Wounds," is, unfortunately, a miss. Armie Hammer stars as...

Sundance Film Review: Everyone Wins in ‘Fighting with My Family’

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: One of the more unusual inclusions in the Sundance lineup this year was a mysterious Surprise Screening that appeared on...

Sundance Film Review: Chiwetel Ejiofor Inspires With Directorial Debut in ‘The Boy Who Harnessed...

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: In the current era of actors moving behind the camera, some are more ready than others. Chiwetel Ejiofor makes his...

Sundance Film Review: Dan Gilroy’s ‘Velvet Buzzsaw’ is Weird, Twisted, and Too Good to...

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: Whatever you think you know about "Velvet Buzzsaw," you don't. This is a film that can't be described. It simply...

Sundance Film Review: Mindy Kaling and Emma Thompson Match Wits in Witty ‘Late Night’

2019 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL: The variety of the television landscape charts a more inclusive course in the new film, "Late Night." Emma Thompson stars as...

Sundance Film Review: Awkwafina Shows Her Dramatic Side in ‘The Farewell’

Coming off a stellar breakthrough year with two major comedic roles, actress Awkwafina steps into a very different project with the family drama, "The...