Tribeca Film Review: ‘See You Yesterday’ Brims With Creativity

2019 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Filmmaker Stefon Bristol arrives on the scene as an exciting storyteller to watch out for in "See You Yesterday." The...

2013 LAFF: House With A Turret (*½)

'House With A Turret', directed by Eva Neymann, is a film about a boy traveling with his sick mother to visit his grandfather. Based...

NYFF Film Review: ‘Wonder Wheel’ Harnesses Kate Winslet’s Glory But Defaults on Narrative Currency

2017 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: When Woody Allen is on, he's on.  He can be the most engaging, inventive crafter of words in the...

LA Film Festival Review: ‘Thank You For Coming’ Squanders Interesting Premise

What would you do if one day you found out your father wasn't your father? That instead, you were conceived via a sperm donor...

NYFF: ‘Time Out of Mind’ rewards patience while ‘Jauja’ puzzles

NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: This was the final day of pre screenings at the festival, so from now on the P&I (Press and Industry)...

SUNDANCE: kink (***½)

Raucously entertaining and yet incredibly earnest, Christina Voros' documentary kink is a fascinating film about the inner workings of the porn studio kink.com. Certainly...

Nantucket Film Review: ‘The Peanut Butter Falcon’ Soars Into Oscar Season

Nantucket Film Festival: Michael Schwartz and Tyler Nilson's "The Peanut Butter Falcon" was one of the more buzzed about films coming into the Nantucket Film...

Comic-Con: EW Visionaries Panel highlights long takes, 3D, changing cinema

As you know, the EW Visionaries panel was one of the panels I was most looking forward to and the panel did not disappoint....

Middleburg Film Festival: An Introduction to an Up and Comer in the Awards Season

While Telluride, TIFF and NYFF offer a detailed and enthusiastic landscape of the awards season, smaller, regional festivals are rising in the ranks. Scoring...

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announced the Selection of ‘Steve Jobs’ as Centerpiece of...

New York, NY (July 27, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today the selection of Steve Jobs, written by Academy Award®...

LA Film Festival Review: ‘And Then I Go’ Haunting Look at Tough Subject

Few topics are as troubling to address as a school shooting. Since the Columbine massacre in 1999, the topic has been stitched in the...

Film Review: The Confines (★★½)

LOS ANGELES FILM FESTIVAL: It takes a lot for a horror film to win me over unless it’s infused with a satirical streak of comedy....

TRIBECA: ‘A Case of You’ and ‘The English Teacher’

A Case of You (★★½) TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: Where the romantic comedy A Case of You, starring Justin Long and Evan Rachel Wood, succeeds is...

NYFF Film Review: ‘Yourself and Yours’ Strikes a Unique Chord

2016 New York Film Festival: There's an involuntary reaction that sometimes happens while watching certain foreign films. You start to wonder what the American...

FSLC moves NYFF53 Opening Night screening of THE WALK to Sat, Sept 26

New York, NY (July 29, 2015) – The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that the World Premiere of Robert Zemeckis's The Walk...

NYFF: Miyazaki bids farewell, Roger Michell presents ‘Le Week-End’, and a ‘Afternoon of a...

The Wind Rises (★★½) For some reason, the films of Hiyazo Miyazaki never really did it for me over the years. Ironically, his final feature...

Cannes: ‘The Homesman’ Delivers Good Performances with a Few Mixed Feelings

It's been a few years since Tommy Lee Jones directed the HBO movie Sunset Limited and over 8 years since his last film hit...

Wrapping Up the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

The 2016 Tribeca Film Festival is in the books! 27 movies later, I can begin to wrap up this fest and see what's what....

‘Captain Phillips’ to Open New York Film Festival!!!

New York, NY, July 29, 2013 - The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today that Paul Greengrass’s CAPTAIN PHILLIPS will make its World...

NYFF Film Review: ‘Things to Come’ Is Straightforward but Not Particularly Compelling

2016 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: Honest and real, Mia Hansen-Løve's look into the life of a woman whose world comes crashing down is at...

AFI Fest: The Rocket (★★★)

Culturally authentic and visually astonishing, Australian director Kim Mourdant's The Rocket will absorb you by its attention to detail. You leave the film wishing...

Young Bodies Heal Quickly (★★)

Tribeca Film Festival: I really don't know what to make of Young Bodies Heal Quickly. To be sure, writer/director Andrew T. Betzer has a...

LA Film Festival Review: ‘Political Animals’ gives a focused look at political LGBT strides

Everyone deserves a seat at the political table. That was the philosophy of the subjects of “Political Animals,” an engrossing new documentary about the...
Fall Festival

Steve McQueen’s ‘Widows’ to Open London Film Festival

Director Steve McQueen is running high. His last film, "12 Years a Slave" won Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards. He was already a...

Comic-Con Diary: Preview Night

Hello you amazing and wonderful readers and welcome to the 2013 Comic-Con Diaries (sounds like a CW series title). Though there will be specific...

NYFF Film Review: ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’ Is Top Notch Baumbach with...

2017 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: In a career that has spanned the likes of such indie classics like "The Squid and the Whale" and...

WATCH: Official Trailer for Asghar Farhadi’s ‘Everybody Knows,’ Film to Open Cannes

Asghar Farhadi's "Everybody Knows" will open the 71st Cannes Film Festival, according to festival organizers. The IMDb synopsis says: "Carolina, a Spanish woman living in Buenos...

Cannes: ‘Wounds,’ ‘The Lighthouse’ Featured in Director’s Fortnight Lineup

Cannes Film Festival announced its official lineup for the Director's Fortnight slate. As reported on IndieWire, the 2019 lineup features projects from Luca Guadagnino...

LAFF 2013: The House That Jack Built (***)

Domestic disarray codifies Henry Barrial's The House That Jack Built, a new-age Godfather tale that demonstrates the pitfalls of mixing family and business under...

Middleburg Film Review: ‘Loving’ Values the Legacy of Its Timeless and Timely Story

2016 MIDDLEBURG FILM FESTIVAL: "Loving," Jeff Nichols' passionate look at injustice in our nation's history, can best be described with one word: understated. Always a...

Hide Your Smiling Faces (★★★★)

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: No film at the Tribeca Film Festival or any film in recent memory has captured the cultural and significant impacts of...

Cannes Film Festival Announces Full Jury, Including Kirsten Dunst and Donald Sutherland

The Cannes Film Festival has announced who is joining president George Miller on the jury for the festival, which runs from May 11-22 in...

LAFF Film Review: How He Fell in Love (★★★)

One of the toughest things about movies that deal with affairs is not the likability of the characters, but in how we as an...

Ten Best Films of the 51st New York Film Festival!

The 51st New York Film Festival is now in the books, ladies and gents. It was a great fest, with 30 movies that unspooled...

NYFF Film Review: “Personal Shopper” Is a Kristen Stewart Showstopper

2016 New York Film Festival: At this point, it seems like a safe bet that Kristen Stewart is capable of making just about anything...