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    Film Review: ‘Swallow’ Slowly Digests the Horrors of Domestic Conformity

    Directorial debuts like Carlo Mirabella-Davis’ mesmerizing “Swallow” show the freedom that comes with unrestricted introduction. Mirabella-Davis combs each scene with scrupulous detail, harmonizing his principal heroine’s internal chaos with her external domestic imprisonment. As Hunter, Haley Bennett gives career-best work channeling a modern-day housewife afflicted with pica, a craving for non-edible substances or objects. The […] More

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    Tribeca Film Review: ‘Swallow’ Tells An Off-Putting Tale

    2019 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL: An incredibly upsetting film with a stunning central performance, “Swallow” dares its audience to keep watching. Graphic and uncompromising, this character study generated walkouts during its festival screening, which should be no surprise. Any story centered around a pregnant housewife who develops a predilection for consuming inedible objects is going to […] More

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    WATCH: ‘Homeland’s’ Claire Danes Returning to Rage Against The Political Beast in New Trailer

    “Homeland” has finally given us a first look at Season 7 and an official premiere date. Showtime announced Tuesday that the network drama will return this February as Carrie (Claire Danes,“The Hours”) tries to take on President Keane (Elizabeth Marvel, “The Meyerowitz Stories”) after the arrest of 200 intelligence operatives. Things have taken a turn […] More

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    NYFF Film Review: ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’ Is Top Notch Baumbach with a Standout Ben Stiller

    2017 NEW YORK FILM FESTIVAL: In a career that has spanned the likes of such indie classics like “The Squid and the Whale” and “Frances Ha,” Noah Baumbach taps into his inner Woody Allen, while blending in a sense of Wes Anderson (who he often collaborates) in his newest feature “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and […] More

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    WATCH: Meet the Family in the Official Trailer for ‘The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)’

    Netflix released the official trailer for its upcoming film, “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected).” The film is the story of the Meyerowitz family. The estranged adult siblings are brought back together to celebrate the work of their domineering artist father. Dustin Hoffman plays the patriarch of the dysfunctional family. Hoffman won Academy Awards for […] More