Film Reviews

Film Review: Lorcan Finnegan’s WITHOUT NAME

Film Review: Lorcan Finnegan’s WITHOUT NAME

  The woods are scary. This isn’t a concept that’s too difficult to grasp. Nature scares people. The uncontrollable elements scare people. Bears scare people. Witches scare people.

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Film Review: ma ma Starring Penlope Cruz

Ma ma is set in Madrid, Spain, and stars Academy Award®-winning actress Penelope Cruz as Magda, a woman recently diagnosed with breast cancer who’s also going through a separation from her self-centered husband Raul (Alex Brendemuhl), who left her for one of his students.

Throwback Texas Thriller TWO STEP Movie Review

Throwback Texas Thriller TWO STEP Movie Review

The crime thriller TWO STEP debuted at the 2014 South by Southwest Festival and made the festival rounds throughout 2014. James (Skyy Moore) is a college dropout who lives with his grandmother. When his grandmother passes away, James is on his own in a town where he doesn’t know anyone else. He meets his grandmother’s neighbor Dot (Beth Broderick), an attractive middle-aged dance instructor, and soon develops an attachment to her. Meanwhile, jailhouse lowlife Webb […]

Who is THE OUTRAGEOUS SOPHIE TUCKER?

Who is THE OUTRAGEOUS SOPHIE TUCKER?

Sophie Tucker. Who is Sophie Tucker? Prior to watching this documentary, appropriately titled “The Outrageous Sophie Tucker” directed by Academy award nominated documentary filmmaker William Gazecki and produced and written by Susan and Lloyd Ecker, I had never heard of Sophie Tucker. Sophie Tucker was ahead of her time. A jazz singer by trade; she wowed audiences from the 1920’s to the 1960’s. Her larger than life persona resonated on stage. She was the female mogul […]

Film Review: GOD LOVES THE FIGHTER

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 LOVES THE FIGHTER is described as a gritty urban fable in the spirit of CITY OF GOD and THE HARDER THEY COME, told against a soundtrack of music by Q Major and Freetown Collective.  King Curtis (Lou Lyons) is a vagrant and poet on […]