A Quiet Storm was made many years ago, but will soon see the light of a release day. What it gets right is in the feel for a city in turmoil.
In the beginning, there was Alice Guy-Blache, mothering what would become cinema. Now, at the cusp of the so-called end of cinema as we know it, women are slowly but surely taking back their roles within.
Entertainment sites and outlets have been buzzing about “Burning Cane’s” Tribeca victory in a way rarely seen.
It’s hard to pinpoint just when exactly I realized how much I really loved Under the Silver Lake, David Robert Mitchell’s follow-up to It Follows. Ranked with a roughly split 50% or so score on Rotten Tomatoes, its divisive nature is easy to understand just as its genre classification is easy to confuse. A neo-noir […]
You can’t make a tragedy without having had a laugh or two and you can’t appreciate the funny without getting through the sad.
Oh, the trials and tribulations in bringing the story of Don Quixote to the big screen. Orson Welles tried for decades, lamenting that he’d just finish it on his own time. His adaptation would go through different leading men and shifts in setting, supposedly even… to the moon itself? Truth can be stranger than fiction, […]
Elsa Bres accomplishes with Love Canal what filmmakers of old and of today dream of – texture.
Endgame is big-picture-minded with its eyes on both the individual and the collective story and character arcs.
Boiling things down, the “bricks” of New Orleans were formed and put into place by a community that has been under attack in America for hundreds of years.
This April 20th will see a 420 Film Fest at The Broad Theater here in Mid-City New Orleans.