Tag: movies

BEFORE WE VANISH, NYFF 55 Film Review

Can a whimsical, end-of-the-world sci-fi feature about aliens from another planet attract big audiences, if, one, it isn’t directed/produced by Ridley Scott, Steven Spielberg, James Cameron, Peter Berg, J.J. Abrams, Paul Verhoeven, Luc Besson, George Lucas, M. Night Shyamalan; two, lacks mind boggling special effects; three, is short on gloom, doom and carnage; and, four, might actually be about the power of love?

BALCONY: Tribeca Film Festival Review

By Gregg Morris “I wanted to tell a story that captures the daily injustices, individual and institutional, in an environment like the estate I grew up on, a place that struggled with racial tension and simmering rumors.” – Director Toby…

Natalie Lally Reviews YOU’RE KILLING ME

By Special Correspondent Natalie Lally – A perfect mixture of horror and romantic comedy, YOU’RE KILLING ME is a gay slasher film poking barbs at society’s self-absorbed Internet culture. George (Jeffery Self), an entertainment and social media maven, creates viral…

#OscarsSoWhite

By Julia Beach April 5, 2016 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. Race was the social issue that loomed as a…