Reviewed by Lesley Coffin One of the major challenges a film sequel must confront is how to show the time which has lapses between the previous films. Relationships and events which have happened once the projector turned on must be accounted for in the characters relationships and interactions. Yet the director of these films must acknowledge…
Reviewed by Lesley Coffin In today’s film market, we are overloaded with the number of theatrical films released every week. On average, a single week’s schedule can include more than 20 films. A majority will not the audience during their theatrical run, but are still obligated to release their films in limited release because of the…
Selma Thompson reviews Mike Mill’s latest 20th Century Women
Reviewed by Lauren Humphries-Brooks Rainbow Time is now available on Netflix The first half hour of Linas Phillips’s new film Rainbow Time is one of the most profoundly awkward slices of cinema I’ve ever sat through. Shonzi (Phillips), a mentally challenged man living with his father, comes into conflict with his younger brother Todd (Timm…
Review of Claude Lelouch’s new film, Une + Un , a spiritual successor to A Man and A Woman.
Review of the outstanding family comedy Jean of the Joneses by Stella Meghie and starring Taylor Paige
Lauren Humphries-Brooks reviews Raoul Peck’s documentary I Am Not Your Negro, from James Baldwin’s novel
Review of Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta, starring both Emma Suárez and Adriana Ugarte in the title role
Review if Robin Swicord’s Wakefield, starring Bryan Cranston and Jennifer Garner
Review of director Benedict Andrews’ debut film Una starring Rooney Mara and Ben Mendelsohn, the film adaption of the controversial stage play Blackbird.
A review of much talked about Birth of a Nation, starring and directed by Nate Parker
Review of João Pedro Rodrigues’s latest The Ornithologist @TheNYFF reviewed by @lhbizness