Month: September 2020

NYFF 2020 Report 1: HER SOCIALIST SMILE, FAUNA, MY MEXICAN BRETZEL, THE LAST CITY, THE LOBBY & STUMP THE GUESSER

This year’s virtual experience at film festivals brings a lot of pros and cons, but to be honest, I’m just glad I get to see some great movies despite theaters being closed. This year’s New

SAVE YOURSELVES!: Bumbling To The End

We’ve all imagined how we’d handle the end of the world. Perhaps you think you’d fight heroically to the bitter end against the zombies or aliens, or perhaps you don’t want any part of that

SCARE ME: One Hell of a Good Time!

Tis the season: the spooky season! Yes, alongside pumpkin-spiced everything and the arrival of cool weather, many a film lover is feeling entitled to a good scare. The early autumn, leading up to Halloween, conjures

What’s New to Stream on Netflix for October 2020

Some people spend their days arguing over the merits of Netflix, but the rest of us are too busy enjoying new movies, engaging series, and fun specials. It’s just one more way to re-watch the movies

YELLOW ROSE Trailer

A teenage girl faces crossroads in Yellow Rose, the latest from co-writer and director Diane Paragas. Your teenage years are all about deciding where you want your life to go, but most people don’t have

Pretty Boy Bond: Reflections on the Pierce Brosnan Era

The name’s Bond. Bondathon. With twenty-four official James Bond films to conquer before No Time To Die hits theaters, Bond fan Anna Swanson and Bond newbie Meg Shields are diving deep on 007. Martinis shaken

“Every Movie That I Tackle Has Part Of Me In It” Interview With Darren Lynn Bousman, Director Of DEATH OF ME And SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW

Darren Lynn Bousman is a director best known for his work within the Saw-franchise, but alongside Saw II, III, and IV, Bousman has left his mark on the horror genre with films like Mother’s Day

NYFF 2020: NIGHT OF THE KINGS: Storytelling Magic

In the tradition of One Thousand and One Nights, Ivorian filmmaker Philippe Lacôte’s latest narrative feature, Night of the Kings, is an ode to the power of storytelling to transport and transform. Set inside a

NYFF 2020: City Hall

In a world where much of the focus is on national and international politics, the specifics of local governments remain a mystery. While we, as citizens, have some say in who takes these primary seats

DEATH OF ME: Mystical & Terrifying

Darren Lynn Bousman is perhaps best known for directing three Saw sequels as well as next year’s eagerly anticipated Spiral: From The Book Of Saw. Before Spiral is unleashed onto the world, Bousman brings us