Monthly Archives: March 2015

IT FOLLOWS

How much does a script really matter? When famed Japanese director Akira Kurosawa penned Something Like An Autobiography, he put the onus of the movie on the page, “With a good script, a good director can produce a masterpiece; with … Continue reading

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TCM FILM FESTIVAL 2015

For classic movie lovers, there is no greater film festival that the Turner Classic Movies Film Festival. Back for the sixth consecutive year, TCM Film Festival is held over four days in Hollywood (March 26 – 29) and boasts 82 … Continue reading

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BALLET 422

Founded in 1948, the New York City Ballet is one of the foremost creative dance companies, staffed with a full orchestra, lighting department, production crew and 91 full-time dancers. But even at the top, there is a pecking order: Principals, … Continue reading

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SERENA

If names were enough to equal box office, Serena would be a bona-fide hit. “Serena! Starring Academy Award® Nominee Bradley Cooper and Academy Award® wining Jennifer Lawrence! Directed by Academy Award® wining director Susanna Bier! Two desperate souls lost in … Continue reading

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SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY

femŸ·i·Ÿnism /ˈfeməˌnizəm/ noun 1: the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes 2: organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests                             … Continue reading

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AN HONEST LIAR

Few had the magic touch quite like James “The Amazing” Randi. Born Randall James Hamilton Zwinge, the eighty-six year old Canadian-American is much more than just a magician; Randi is a born raconteur and a phenomenal showman. The new documentary … Continue reading

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TIMBUKTU

Some movies need time and distance to establish themselves and prove their greatness. Timbuktu only needs seventeen minutes to establish itself as a masterwork. The scene in which this happens is a simple one, it is set in a sand … Continue reading

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BOULDER INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL – 2015

  Situated in beautiful downtown Boulder, BIFF runs from March 5 – 8 and attracts roughly 25,000 festivalgoers. The festival covers four venues, thirty-plus features, fifteen or so short subjects, filmmaker talkbacks, Q&As, musical performances, cooking demonstrations, specialty events and … Continue reading

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THE SALVATION

1870, America: a train rounds the bend and stops at a dusty horse town to deliver a wife (Nanna Øland Fabricius) and son (Toke Lars Bjarke) to the husband and father who hasn’t seen either in a decade. They seemed … Continue reading

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