Tribeca Film Festival 2017 review: ‘MANIFESTO’ is life giving art.




Originally a stage experience in which 13 vignettes play simultaneously, Manifesto the film is another vehicle for Cate Blanchett to be Cate Blanchett being awesome. Performing words from the likes of Karl Marx, 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 →

Review: ‘RUPTURE’ challenges human perception.




RUPTURE Fantasia International Film Festival 2016  Sitges Film Festival 2016  Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (BiFan) 2016 RUPTURE is directed by Steven Shainberg (Secretary, Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus) Read More →

Review: Werner Herzog’s ‘SALT AND FIRE’ leaves a bitter taste.




SALT AND FIRE World Premiere – Shanghai Film Festival 2016 North American Premiere – Toronto International Film Festival 2016 Official Competition – Dubai International Film Festival 2016 Official Competition – Glasgow Film Festival 2017 SALT AND FIRE is about Read More →

Review: ‘THE ASSIGNMENT’ flips the script on your average action flick.




THE ASSIGNMENTDirector Walter Hill gives the revenge film a modern neo-noir twist with this electrifying thriller. Hitman Frank Kitchen (Michelle Rodriguez) is given a lethal assignment, but after being double-crossed, Read More →

Review: ‘The Blackcoat’s Daughter’ is wicked twisted and completely unsettling.




 The Blackcoat’s Daughter SYNOPSIS A deeply atmospheric and terrifying new horror film, The Blackcoat’s Daughter centers on Kat (Kiernan Shipka) and Rose (Lucy Boynton), two girls who are left alone at their prep Read More →

Review: ‘PREVENGE’ takes killer kids to the next level.




presents PREVENGE Written and Directed by Alice Lowe **Official Selection: 2016 VENICE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL** **Official Selection: 2016 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL** **Official Selection: SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST 2017** Sometimes, when it’s 3 am Read More →

Review: ‘Atomica’ presents a moral dilemma in the not too distant future.




In the new Sci-Fi/Thriller ATOMICA, frightening parallels present themselves with what’s quietly happening in our political world today. Where money is king and the little guy’s health and well-being are brushed aside Read More →

Review: ‘When The Bough Breaks’ takes an emotionally impactful look at PPD.




Presents I remember the disappointment when after 16 hrs of laboring, I wasn’t progressing with my son. C-section it would have to be. Okay. As long as he’s healthy, that’s Read More →

Review: ‘The Ottoman Lieutenant’ is more than “just a romance”.




Paladin Presents THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT THE OTTOMAN LIEUTENANT is the first movie to explore the eastern front of World War I, and tells the story of a beautiful, strong-willed woman Read More →

Review: ‘BRIMSTONE’ takes Dakota Fanning down the darkest path yet.




BRIMSTONE Official Selection – Venice International Film Festival 2016 North American Premiere – Toronto International Film Festival 2016 Official Competition – London Film Festival 2016 U.S. Premiere – Palm Springs Read More →

Review: ‘BURLESQUE: HEART OF THE GLITTER TRIBE’ gives you a peek behind the feathers and the lives of the performers




BURLESQUE: HEART OF THE GLITTER TRIBE explores the world of burlesque and its growing popularity across the U.S.  The film invites audiences to experience this art form up close and personal Read More →

Review: ‘Lavender’ will haunt you in the daytime.




SYNOPSIS: When a photographer (Abbie Cornish) suffers severe memory loss after a traumatic accident, strange clues amongst her photos suggest she may be responsible for the deaths of family members she Read More →

Review: ‘FROM NOWHERE’ is a timely look into the daily struggle of undocumented kids.




Presents From NowhereThree undocumented Bronx teenagers are graduating from high school while navigating the treacherous waters of trying to get their papers to stay in the US.  From Nowhere stars 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: ‘BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS’ aren’t always what you expect.




Synopsis: In rural Maine, a bold and magnetic 20-year-old woman named Michelle Smith lives with her mother Julie. Michelle is quirky and charming, legally blind and diagnosed on the autism spectrum, with 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 →

DOC NYC Review: ‘AFTER FIRE’ proves that women in the military are not equal.




AFTER FIRE Synopsis: Set in the military outpost of San Antonio, Texas, AFTER FIRE highlights the challenges faced by the fastest-growing group of American veterans: women, who now account for one in Read More →

NYFF54 Review: ’20th CENTURY WOMEN’, the ladies have it.




20th CENTURY WOMEN Mike Mills 2016 USA 118 minutes Mike Mills’s texturally and behaviorally rich new comedy seems to keep redefining itself as it goes along, creating a moving group 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 →