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.
Author’s Note: There’s still Zeitgeist Theatre & Lounge and Chalmette Movies just outside Orleans Parish in the New Orleans Metro Area, as well as mobile units like New Orleans Film Society and Shotgun Cinema. Great venues for moviegoers, great groups for local film culture! The news of Cinebarre Canal Place closing hit hard yesterday for […]
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 […]
TV and film production companies are lashing out against Georgia’s new anti-abortion law.
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.
Already the youngest filmmaker to compete in the Tribeca Film Festival New Orleans native Phillip Youmans just became its youngest winner.
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.
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