Matteo Garonne’s DOGMAN: Dogs, Drugs, and Trouble in a Little Town | Film Review and Trailer

By Thursday, April 11, 2019 Permalink 0

This weekend, one of the most talked about international films of 2018 opens in Los Angeles. DOGMAN directed by Matteo Garrone (Winner Grand Prize of the Jury at Cannes for REALITY and GOMORRA), starring Marcello Fonte (Winner Best Actor Palm Springs 2019 and Cannes 2018) will have its limited theatrical run in Los Angeles and ...

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 ...

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 3

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" ...