Mark Your Calendars: Less Than One Week Until the Directed by Women Celebration Kicks Off

Next Tuesday, September 1, the Directed by Women worldwide viewing party will commence running until September 15. The focus of this event, from founder Barbara O’Leary, is to have “film lovers will gather together in their communities around the world for film screenings & guest filmmaker visits designed to focus attention on and offer appreciation for women film directors and their Read More →

RIP Albert Maysles

The film world lost an absolute giant last night when documentarian Albert Maysles passed away at the age of 88. Maysles started making films back in 1955 with the short film Psychiatry in Russia. He frequently collaborated with his brother David and together they created some of the most iconic documentaries of all-time, among them Gimme Shelter, Grey Gardens and Read More →

If I Chose the Academy Award Winners and Nominees – 2015 edition

I’ve now seen most of the films that had a release in 2014. This makes me more qualified to vote for the Oscars than 97.548% of the Academy’s membership. With the Oscar ceremony occurring tonight, I’ve picked, as I have the previous two years, who I think the nominees and winners should be in the bulk of the major categories. Read More →