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FILM: Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait

FILM: Julian Schnabel: A Private Portrait

“Larger than life” is the description most associated with artist and filmmaker Julian Schnabel, so director Pappi Corsicato had a wealth of […]

DVD: Lazy Eye

DVD: Lazy Eye

Mostly Lazy Eye is a two-character indie movie about two ex-lovers finding their way back to one another, for however long it might last and for whatever purpose. We all know what comes of tickling the dials on time machines like this, the danger as much from learning what went on before, as what could happen now. With some perfect acting though, and the idea of old lovers’ fits and starts reuniting especially telling in this day-and-age of Facebook reaching-out, writer-director Tim Kirkman’s Lazy Eye is some very good truthful filmmaking indeed.

FILM: Gimme Danger

FILM: Gimme Danger

They’ve been dirt and for the most part they don’t care. The newest offering from renowned odd ball filmmaker Jim Jarmusch is a […]

FILM: Danny Says

FILM: Danny Says

Amassed from over 250 hours of present-day interviews and items from Danny Fields’ immense archive (thousands of photographs, audio cassettes, ephemera). Danny Says is wonderful stuff.

Movie News Happening Right Now and what the Future May Bring

Movie News Happening Right Now and what the Future May Bring

You do not need me to tell you that things move with extreme speed in movie land. Sequels drop, expected blockbusters bomb […]

FILM: The Last King

FILM: The Last King

From the start, The Last King, with it’s beautifully filmed gorgeous natural landscapes has an air of epic historical drama and the […]

FILM: Don’t Blink- Robert Frank

FILM: Don’t Blink- Robert Frank

In the world of art, photographer and film director Robert Frank is as iconic as he is difficult and reclusive and the […]

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2016

TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL 2016

This year’s Tribeca Film Festival showcased some of the most exhilarating films shown at any film festival in years. The Festival’s mission […]

FILM: Hello My Name is Doris

FILM: Hello My Name is Doris

A spirited-if-flawed inversion on a classic “coming-of-age” film, Michael Showalter’s Hello, My Name is Doris, starring Sally Field is now in theaters […]

FILM: Angel of Nanjing

FILM: Angel of Nanjing

Chen Si believes in a certain ‘live-no-matter-what-personal-horrors-one-encounters’ ethos. It’s a good dose of individual responsibility mixed with as much Communist philosophy that to commit suicide is as much a personal tragedy as a move against the state. Not that one would expect anything less from the actual angel of Angel of Nanjing, as he mans his weekend post, attempting to talk people down, in some cases even grab them off the ledge, before jumping to their death off The Yangtze River Bridge in China.

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