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Steve Leveen | Posted 06.23.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Leveen

There is an old expression to wish on your loved ones -- that they obtain everything in life they wish for, save for one thing. And it's left unanswered what that one thing is, just that it be one thing. It's recognition that we humans are at our best when obtaining, not when we have obtained.

Rome Journal: Saturday Night Fever

Francis Levy | Posted 03.08.2015 | Travel
Francis Levy

It's Saturday night in Rome and the crowds fill the sidewalks along the Piazza Cavour which is actually not far from the Vatican.

Giuseppe Tornatore Remembers as Cinema Paradiso Turns 25

Alex Simon | Posted 01.10.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

Paradiso had a rough journey on its road to glory. It's a fitting metaphor for a film that has become a classic tale about fate, perseverance, and destiny.

Chatting With Andrea Morricone, John Scofield and Derek Fawcett... Plus an Immigrant Union Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.10.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Scofield: "We are all, and have always been composers. On this record each member brought in songs we composed on our own at home, each guy hammering it out in their own way."

Popcorn Preview: The Best Offer

Leslie Sisman | Posted 03.08.2014 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

The Best Offer (2013) "La migliore offerta" Cast includes: Goeffrey Rush (The King's Speech), Jim Sturgess (Cloud Atlas), Sylvia Hoeks (The Storm), Do...

Flicks Lighting Up Indie Screens

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 06.25.2012 | Miami

The American Black Film Festival starts this week with screenings at the Colony Theater and Miami Beach Cinematheque. Check out both full-feature movi...

Indie Cinema Round-Up: Scandinavian Teen Phone Sex

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 06.04.2012 | Miami

If you've been caught up in the hype of Stieg Larsson's "Girl With the Dragon Tattoo" series, be sure to catch the Norwegian film "Headhunter" at Towe...

Film Smuggled Into Cannes Via Cake Screens In Miami

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 05.21.2012 | Miami

Screening at the Miami Beach Cinematheque is the controversial "This Is Not A Film," which was made illegally by imprisoned Iranian filmmaker Jafar Pa...

This Week In Indie Cinema: Spurlock Takes On Comic Cons

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 05.21.2012 | Miami

Comic book fans, rejoice! This week at O Cinema, the theater is hosting a comic con experience of its own with the screening of popular comic books tu...

This Week In Indie Cinema: Papal Panic

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 06.08.2012 | Miami

This week, at Miami Beach Cinematheque, there will be a live performance of the one-man show "The Rarest of Birds," looking at the struggles and life ...

Indie Cinema: Bob Marley, Sharks, And Italian Assassins

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 05.09.2012 | Miami

In honor of Earth Day, the Miami Beach Cinematheque is showing seven series of films during its Wildlife Conservation Film Festival, including "This I...

Indie Cinema Roundup: Spanish and Sicilian Film Festivals

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 05.21.2012 | Miami

Foreign language film buffs will be coming out of the woodworks this week for two festivals -- the Spanish Festival at Cinema Paradiso's Sunrise locat...

Indie Cinema Roundup: Davy Jones Tribute & World's Best Sushi

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.19.2012 | Miami

This week's cinema houses take movie lovers around the world, from a Japanese subway to world-famous sushi by renowned chef Jiro, Israel for a 1960s s...

This Week At The Movies: Solving A Murder in Turkey, Love In 1940s Cuba, Creepy Kids Named Kevin, And A Tribute To Choreographer Pina

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.13.2012 | Miami

Although the Miami International Film Festival is over, the line up for this week's movie houses are just as eclectic. Also, some special events are p...

What's At Our Indie Cinemas: March 5-11

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 03.06.2012 | Miami

With the Miami International Film Festival still in town, there’s a million more films running the gamut to check out this week at our independent f...

A Film Review of Africa United

Mallika Chopra | Posted 06.06.2011 | Impact
Mallika Chopra

The movie addresses some of the big issues of Africa today -- from the genocides in Rwanda to war, HIV/AIDS testing, prostitution, the plight of orphans and education.

With Love To Seamus, Lucinda, and Leonard: A Conversation With Matthew Ryan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

He has been compared to Bruce Springsteen and Tom Waits, yet the very prolific singer-songwriter Matthew Ryan has eluded pop stardom.

Masochism, or, Taking the SAT as a Grownup

Alex Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alex Henry

Two Saturdays ago, at the unaccustomed hour of 7:45 a.m., I found myself near the end of a long line of seventeen-year olds--and one alarmingly bearde...