Fantasia International Film Festival 2017 Review: ‘Le Manior’ (The Mansion) brings a the scares and the one liners.




LE MANOIR(“The Mansion”)When a group of 20 something friends plan a New Year’s Eve getaway at an old mansion, things get heated when accusations fly, drugs and alcohol are plenty, Read More →

Review: ‘Footnotes’ brings the classic 60’s musical into this century.




Inspired by the films of Jacques Demy and Stanley Donen, this musical comedy follows a young woman who must dance between a budding romance, a scheming boss, and co-workers on Read More →

Review: ‘Love At First Child(Ange et Gabrielle) is a charming familial rom com.




Opening on VOD Nationwide on Tuesday, July 11 on all major platforms includingiTunes, Google Play, Amazon, Microsoft, Vudu, Comcast, Charter, Cox, Vimeo, and various other cable operators. Gabrielle (Isabelle Carré) is a Read More →

Tribeca Film Festival Review 2017: ‘NOVEMBER’ is a striking folklore fantasy.




Immerse yourself in 19th century Estonian folklore – feel the mud and cold, the fear and joy of the peasants living side-by-side with cows, werewolves and kratts, the farmers’ helpers, Read More →

Interview: Petra Volpe – writer/director of Tribeca Film Festival Selection ‘The Divine Order’ about Swiss women’s right to vote in 1971




The Divine Order is a Swiss film from writer/director Petra Volpe produced with Reto Schaerli and Lukas Hobi. I got the opportunity to speak with Petra Volpe this week as Read More →

Review: In ‘MY NAME IS EMILY’ Evanna Lynch leaves Hogwarts behind.




Monument Releasing Presents  MY NAME IS EMILY  A Film By Simon Fitzmaurice Opening Theatrically In US Cities On February 17 VOD To Release On February 24 MY NAME IS EMILY, Read More →

Review: ‘Trespass Against Us’ makes Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson family.




  TRESPASS AGAINST US is set across three generations of the Cutler family who live as outlaws in their own anarchic corner of Britain’s richest countryside. Chad Cutler (Michael Fassbender) Read More →

Review: ‘THE SIMILARS’ (LOS PARECIDOS) is one effed up Twilight Zone tribute.




The Twilight Zone is still one of my favorite shows in television history. Each episode has an unpredictable storyline and a twist ending. The new film THE SIMILARS (LOS PARECIDOS) Read More →

NYFF54 Review: ‘PERSONAL SHOPPER’ shows Kristen Stewart is scary good.




PERSONAL SHOPPER   Olivier Assayas 2016 France French and English with English subtitles 105 minutes Kristen Stewart is the medium, in more ways than one, for this sophisticated genre exploration Read More →

Review: ‘THERAPY FOR A VAMPIRE’ is a glorious romp with bite.




  Presents THERAPY FOR A VAMPIRE A Film by David Ruehm Opening in New York and Los Angeles June 10th  How long do you have to be a couple in order to Read More →

Review: ‘Yalom’s Cure’ fights darkness and seeks illumination




Irvin D. Yalom, is an inspiring, 80-year-old psychotherapist who believes the best cure for many of our everyday concerns are the relationships we have throughout our lives. Irvin studied the many Read More →

Review: Norwegian disaster film, THE WAVE, hits you like a ton of bricks… or a giant ass tsunami.




Mother Nature is not one to be trifled with. The Earth is going to do as it sees fit, no matter what our plans may be as humans. THE WAVE Read More →

Review: Now available on VOD, film festival favorite ‘ANGEL OF NANJING’ soars.




Balance Films and Blue Bus Productions Presents In the US, depression is a subject we either tackle with prescription drugs or after a suicide. Most of us are so consumed with Read More →

Two newly restored gems from AGNÈS VARDA and starring JANE BIRKIN now available on Amazon and on iTunes and Blu-Ray March 8th.




CINELICIOUS PICS & CINE-TAMARIS PRESENT: JANE B. PAR AGNÈS V. and KUNG-FU MASTER!  JANE B. PAR AGNÈS V. “I’ll look at you, but not at the camera. It could be Read More →

Review: Alice Rohrwacher’s ‘The Wonders’ Is an Intriguing and Sometimes Bizarre Deep Dive into Family Dynamics




It’s been a while since I rapped at you all, so it’s nice to get back on the horse with a really interesting film. Alice Rohrwacher‘s The Wonders is as Read More →

Review: ‘DIFRET’ will change your view of the world.




Angelina Jolie Pitt Presents DIFRET Based on a True Story In a world where most of us get to pick their spouse, arranged marriage can seem like a foreign concept. Read More →

New York Film Festival Review: ‘MICROBE & GASOLINE’ is a charming coming of age road movie.




So many of us did not fit in while we were in school. Maybe we wore clothes that were different, has religious parents, or just had quirky personalities that wouldn’t Read More →

New York Film Festival 53 Review: ‘MIA MADRE’




Impending death of a loved one is something we’ll all face in our lifetime. Everyone deals with it on their own very personal way. In Nanni Moretti‘s new feature MIA Read More →

New York Film Festival 53 Review: ‘Ingrid Bergman- In Her Own Words’




While Ingrid Bergman is undoubtedly one of the most iconic faces in film history, her personal life may be an enigma to the average movie goer. In the NYFF53 documentary, Read More →