Tag: cinema

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.

Kadia Goba Reviews AUDRIE & DAISY

By Senior Editor Kadia Goba – October 4, 2016 This Netflix film documents the excruciating stories of Audrie Pott, 16, of Texas, and Daisy Coleman, 14, of Missouri, who were raped by teenage boys. Reports and accounts of the sexual…

THE MODEL Film Review

THE MODEL is majestic and seductive and those gems and a truly imaginative script will keep your mind and eyes focused for the first 68 minutes as Director/Writer Mads Matthiesen takes his time – and I mean takes his time – meticulously and exquisitely spinning the story of Emma (Maria Palm), a fetching ingénue ever there was one, and the high fashion industry’s unflinching debauchery that awaits her.

Juries Announced for 2016 Tribeca Film Festival

The TFF jurors include industry leaders, award-winning actors, acclaimed filmmakers, writers, entrepreneurs, artists and cultural leaders divided among 11 festival categories. The 2016 festival runs April 13–24. Winning films, filmmakers, actors, and storytellers to be announced at TFF Awards Night ceremony…

Natalie Lally’s GORED Film Review

By Special Correspondent Natalie Lally April 6, 2016 A suspenseful telling of a courageous adventure of a matador chasing his dream of becoming world famous. GORED is an intimate documentary about the most gored bullfighter in modern history, Antonio Barrera.…

#OscarsSoWhite

The #OscarsSoWhite controversy was in full force in the weeks leading up to this year’s Academy Awards ceremony hosted by Chris Rock in late February.