Category: Film

Meet the Real People of DETROIT

YouTube Vignettes Courtesy Annapurna Pictures The verisimilitude of the film is stunning and audiences will feel as if they are eye witnesses. A report of gunshots near a National Guard staging area during the week of a violent urban uprising…

DETROIT Film Review

DETROIT belongs to that pantheon of films – narrative as well as documentary – successfully addressing, or earnestly trying to address, the enormity of America’s racist and bigoted nature. This reviewer believes the challenges and risks are greater for commercial…

THE SKYJACKER’S TALE Director’s Interview: Should Director Jamie Kastner’s 2017 Film Make Him the Swashbuckling Film Director of 2007?

Bravura story telling by Canadian Director Jamie Kastner about Ishmael Muslim Ali, one of four men convicted of murdering eight people at a swank golf course in St. Croix , U.S. Virgin Islands, 1972, and who 12 years later hijacked an American Airlines passenger jet to Cuba where, after a short stay in an island prison, was granted political asylum.

MY NAME IS EMILY Film Review

By Avid Maldonado, February 13, 2017 The eponymous MY NAME IS EMILY opens up with Emily in a bathtub, saying, “Life happens quickly” and that people hope that once they wake up (assuming that they will) they can resolve their…