Tag: film

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.

Tribeca Film Festival Immersive Arcade 2017

Article by James Kelly, Senior Editor and Special Correspondent May 4, 2017 Virtual Reality’s ability to immerse its audience into 360 degree worlds appeals to untold millions, even people who are otherwise uninterested in computer software or video games, and,…

DOC NYC Seventh Annual Festival Awards

  The Islands and the Whales, Off the Rails, Short Beside Manner won Grand Jury Prizes.  Death By a Thousand Cuts won Audience Award. Wrapping November 17, this past Thursday, the festival started November 10 at the IFC Center, SVA…

James Kelly Reviews THE HURT BUSINESS

Director-Writer Vlad Yudin’s documents the lives of several mixed martial arts stars, such as Jon Jones, former UFC light-heavyweight champion; Ronda Rousey, first ever UFC women’s bantamweight champion; and Rashad “Suga” Evans, former UFC light-heavyweight champion. Also included are Ronda…

Greenwich International Film Festival Panels

Edited by Gregg Morris June 2, 2016 – The Greenwich International Film Festival will be hosting panel discussions highlighting investments  in film, women in the entertainment industry and film adaptation of literature to further educate its audience. “GIFF is proud to provide free programming…

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.…