36th Durban International Film Festival Awards; SUNRISE Wins Best Film

36th Durban International Film Festival Awards; SUNRISE Wins Best Film


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SNEAKERHEADZ Documentary to Hit Theaters on Friday, August 7 | TRAILER

SNEAKERHEADZ Documentary to Hit Theaters on Friday, August 7 | TRAILER


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SXSW Award Winning Comedy FORT TILDEN Sets Release Date of August 14 | TRAILER

SXSW Award Winning Comedy FORT TILDEN Sets Release Date of August 14 | TRAILER


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Featured Films + Film Reviews

Film Review: GOD LOVES THE FIGHTER
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Film Review: GOD LOVES THE FIGHTER

‘God Loves the Fighter,’ was written and directed by Damian Marcano, and co-written by Alexa Bailey. A prizewinner at the Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival, UrbanWorld, and DC Film Fest, GOD ...
Film Review: MATCH starring Patrick Stewart
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Film Review: MATCH starring Patrick Stewart

  At its very core, MATCH is a mystery. In its initial minutes, it appears to be a jovial comedy about Tobi (Patrick Stewart), an eccentric Julliard dance instructor and Lisa (Carla Gugino), a woman...
“Loitering with Intent” Starring Marisa Tomei, Sam Rockwell
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“Loitering with Intent” Starring Marisa Tomei, Sam Rockwell

Plot twists are what make narratives interesting, and audiences love films that surprise them. But not every surprise in a film is necessarily a good one. In LOITERING WITH INTENT, which premiered at...
Documentary “SEX AND BROADCASTING” Tells History of WFMU
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Documentary “SEX AND BROADCASTING” Tells History of WFMU

Despite pop culture relentlessly promoting the idea of individuality, there is little in our current culture that actually is independent and free. Even “indie” music and film aren’t what they used t...
THE BETTER ANGELS Explores The Childhood of Abraham Lincoln
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THE BETTER ANGELS Explores The Childhood of Abraham Lincoln

Many recent Hollywood blockbusters have taken well-known fictional characters and depicted their earliest adventures in prequels or origin films. With THE BETTER ANGELS, it appears that the origin fi...
MANHATTAN ROMANCE Written & Directed by Tom O’Brien
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MANHATTAN ROMANCE Written & Directed by Tom O’Brien

Towards the end of MANHATTAN ROMANCE, Danny (Tom O'Brien, who also wrote, directed, and produced this movie) is presenting a documentary he created about New York relationships at a film festival. Wh...
FUGLY! Starring John Leguizamo & Rosie Perez
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FUGLY! Starring John Leguizamo & Rosie Perez

The tagline for FUGLY! – co-written and starring John Leguizamo – declares it “An Anti-Romantic Comedy.” However, that’s like putting a sign on a duck that says “this is not a duck” and expecting peo...
“Pelican Dreams” The Entertaining DocuDrama
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“Pelican Dreams” The Entertaining DocuDrama

Nature documentaries don’t often warrant reviewing since their purpose is primarily to educate, not entertain. But many nature documentaries like Pelican Dreams often combine traditional nature photo...
Compelling Drama “Diplomatie” (Diplomacy)
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Compelling Drama “Diplomatie” (Diplomacy)

In late August 1944, the Allies were advancing on German-occupied Paris. General von Choltitz (Niels Arestrup) the military governor of Paris (a position he held less than three weeks before the even...
Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy Stars in Indie Movie ST. VINCENT
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Bill Murray, Melissa McCarthy Stars in Indie Movie ST. VINCENT

I will see just about any movie that stars Bill Murray not only because he’s one of my all-time favorite actors, but also because Murray has a tendency to pick great projects to star in. The new indi...
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