Film Review: LIFE INSIDE OUT

By Friday, January 16, 2015 Permalink 0

LIFE INSIDE OUT movie poster (2013) : a mother of three bonds with her youngest unhappy son through songwriting. It’s been said regarding actors, that if you hope to portray the type of challenging, fully realized parts that first drove you into this profession, sometimes you just have to write them yourself. Well, that’s exactly ...

Inside Michal Aviad’s WORKING WOMAN and Film Feminism Post #MeToo | BNH Interview

By Wednesday, April 10, 2019 Permalink 0

From feminist filmmaker Michal Aviad, known for her numerous documentary films, comes her second feature film, WORKING WOMAN, focusing on the lasting effects and the destructiveness of sexual harassment at the workplace. This moving, effective film which takes an honest, mature look at the subject without preaching to its audience is a timely piece now ...

3D Documentary about Leonardo da Vinci Explores His Human Side

By Wednesday, November 2, 2016 Permalink 1

In this Hollywood era brimming with three-dimensional produced superhero flicks and animated films, it’s fascinating how a made-for-TV documentary found its way into the consciousness of the viewing public. Inside the Mind of Leonardo da Vinci is a biopic about the great Renaissance man’s life and his work. On paper, you might anticipate this movie to ...

Personal places: Inside Max Winkler’s “Ceremony”

By Monday, April 4, 2011 Permalink 0

The misbegotten romantic adventures of older women and young men are a perennial favorite in La-La Land—think Anne Bancroft's aggressive seduction of Dustin Hoffman in "The Graduate"; the sweet bond between Bud Cort and Ruth Gordon in "Harold & Maude"; young bucks Diego Luna and Gael Gacia Bernal competing for the affections of Maribel Verdu in "Y tu Mama Tambien"; and Angela Basset ...

Hollywood Behaving Badly: Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman and Jussie Smollett and Celebrity Justice

By Friday, April 19, 2019 Permalink 1

No matter what your political stripe, Americans don’t like cheaters. Con artists (or “confidence tricksters” as the Brits say) take unfair advantage of the system and ruin other people’s lives. So in this ‘Hollywood Behaving Badly’ a couple of interesting cases have come up. Hollywood Stars, Lori Loughlin, Felicity Huffman Caught in a College Cheating Scandal “There can ...

Noah Centineo: a Rising Star & the Internet’s Boyfriend?

By Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Permalink 3

At the ripe old age of 22, Noah Centineo ruled the Internet this summer, earning the nickname “The Internet’s boyfriend.”  For those of you unfamiliar with the tall dark and handsome 6’1” work, he played the brooding, complicated twin brother in the long-running Freeform family drama, The Fosters.  That show, a ground-breaking youth drama that began ...

Ethan Peck is Mr. Spock on Star Trek Discovery

By Thursday, August 16, 2018 Permalink 3

In popular science fiction, there is no character comparable to Mr. Spock.  Star Trek's legendary Vulcan, in a role pioneered by the late Leonard Nimoy, wisely served as the first officer, science officer and assorted roles on the starship Enterprise through the 1960s TV series and a number of feature films, not to mention guest ...

‘Razzia’: Love, Oppression and the Human Need To Break Free | Our Film Pick

By Monday, July 23, 2018 Permalink 0

From French-born (Moroccan heritage) writer, director Nabil Ayouch (Much Loved, and Whatever Lola Wants), comes the powerful drama, Razzia, co-written by Maryam Touzani who also stars in the indie, foreign language film. Upheaval in the streets of Casablanca serves as the canvas on which multiple storylines of this film collide. Beautifully framed, poetically and authentically ...