Genre-Bending Film THE WIND a Western Horror with Supernatural Elements | Trailer

By Thursday, March 7, 2019 Permalink 0

IFC Midnight has acquired the distribution rights to director Emma Tammi's period, horror film, THE WIND, starring Caitlin Gerard, Julia Goldani Telles, Miles Anderson, and Dylan McTee. THE WIND also marks the filmmaker's feature film debut and so far the word is good. THE WIND premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) in its Midnight ...

DUNE Movie Reboot: It is the Right Time!

By Monday, February 25, 2019 Permalink 2

French Canadian director, Denis Villeneuve, fresh off the acclaim for his BLADE RUNNER sequel and the cerebral sci-fi pix, ARRIVAL, is helming what is shaping up to be the most anticipated science fiction film, his take on DUNE. For science fiction fans, the 1984 version of DUNE was a broken masterpiece, made all the more frustrating ...

SAG Awards 2019: Diversity, Recognition, and Getting it Right

By Tuesday, January 29, 2019 Permalink 1

Unlike the Oscars, the SAG Awards have categories which recognize outstanding ensemble performances in television and motion pictures in drama, comedy, and stuntwork. Although a relatively new award since its debut in 1995, the SAG Awards are revered as the acting community recognizes successful chemistry is more than just one lead, one performance. Additionally, in this ...

The Sunday Sessions: An Up-Close and Disturbing Look at Conversion Therapy | Film Review

By Monday, January 28, 2019 Permalink 0

If you can sit through a film tackling “gay conversion therapy,” also known by its other given names “ex-gay” or “repetitive therapy,” a practice rejected by every major medical organization then you are in for a long, grueling, and heartbreaking look into the bizarre and abusive process that has tricked many gay men into believing ...

BUFFALLO BOYS The Genre Defying, Western Action Film From Singapore | Trailer & US Release Date

By Wednesday, November 14, 2018 Permalink 0

BUFFALO BOYS, the directorial debut from Mike Wiluan, a producer on this year's highly successful cultural phenomenon CRAZY RICH ASIANS, as well as other hit films including HITMAN: AGENT 47 and HEADSHOT makes its U.S. debut. After premiering at the 2018 Fantasia Film Festival and 2018 New York Asian Film Festival, the film will be ...

AFI FEST 2018 is Impacted by California Fires

By Sunday, November 11, 2018 Permalink 0

AFI Fest (presented by Audi) is underway in Los Angeles. But this year, the American Film Institute's 32nd annual celebration of international cinema from modern masters and emerging filmmakers was impacted by the continuing tragedy and loss of the fires in Ventura and LA counties. Eagerly awaited films like the long-delayed Aretha Franklin documentary "Amazing Grace" ...

BETTER ANGELS Documentary Examines US-China Relations | Trailer

By Saturday, October 27, 2018 Permalink 0

A brand new documentary film BETTER ANGELS, examining the US-China relationship is doing its festival circuit before its limited theatrical release in November. As the producer of the film, and author William Mundel points out, Lee Kuan Yew, the founding prime minister of Singapore, often said that competition between the US and China is inevitable, but ...