Clara Mamet has an old soul. Something about her reminds me of Mel Brooks and Myron Cohen, except Mamet is 19-years-old and has probably never heard o...
Mark Duplass is an indie staple who has re-pioneered a Neo-Realism as an actor, producer, writer and director in films like The Puffy Chair, Cyrus and Humpday.
No one can ever tell Juliette Fairley to quit her day job OR her night job. This unstoppable woman has a successful writing and acting career.
I will take a day and a stack of screeners (or links) and apply my 20-minute rule: I'll watch for 20 minutes and then decide if it's worth continuing. Many don't even take that long. Because a movie worth watching announces itself almost from its first frame.
A high school dropout that grew up in the Queensbridge projects, Nas preached to the world what the reality was like in his universe. Now, 20 years later, Illmatic is regarded as one of the greatest hip-hop albums of all time.
New Yorkers have it good. I'll say nothing more on this. You like my title, don't you? It reeks of jealousy. I won't be there this year. Damn. Tribeca Film Fest sucks anyway. No, it doesn't. It really doesn't.
I'm an NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development grad and a new member of the South Florida club, so I wanted to learn more about the event. I had the opportunity to ask him a few questions.
Science fiction will be celebrated in Miami this weekend. The first Miami International Science Fiction Film Festival (MiSciFi) will take place January 17-19. Fifty films created by U.S. and international independent filmmakers are scheduled to be screened.
Films like S#x Acts and Yossi, excellent films made about complex human issues, are the kind of Israeli films that should be of world interest.
If you want to take your mind off local politics -- which I do for a day or two -- this might be a good film to see.
"The question is how to make your film become an essential part of new storytelling ecosystems that bring meaningful conversation, foster social enga...
At a time when the film industry is going through changes, these important films can rise to the top and positively change our society by creating a more inclusive world.
I was highly suspect of Una Noche. The movie shot in Cuba about the day three teenagers decide to leave the island on a raft was first recommended by a Cuban filmmaker. When he told me the director was British I let out an audible "Oof!"
The Patience Stone is an exceptional, eloquent film with a richly specific setting and global resonance.
Today's immigration fight appears to be upheld by the idea that immigrants who want to be here legally must do so under the laws that define what a "legal immigrant" is.
When the Tribeca Film Festival recently came around, I jumped at the chance to catch Sunlight Jr.