Stray

            Superheroes and villains are all over the mainstream media and has proven to be a box office juggernaut… when done right, Films like Super, Kick-Ass and Chronicle have proven a gritty, alternate take of the superhero world can succeed. Unfortunately not everything that hits the screens is a guaranteed success. First time feature director … Continue reading Stray

All About Nina

No one’s life is all sunshine with rainbows and most of us tend to know that harsh reality. We all deal with issues that we carry with us everywhere we go but we also have the ability to manage them accordingly. What happens though when your life is out in the public eye and on … Continue reading All About Nina

American Dresser

There is a certain lifestyle I believe that surrounds owning a motorcycle. I feel there comes a sense of freedom and a different perspective on the world. Films and televisions shows like Easy Rider, The Wild One and Sons of Anarchy have captured this lifestyle of the rebel attitude. The newest entry in the motorcycle … Continue reading American Dresser

Colette

Handling of a biopic can be difficult for filmmakers. Problems of the right actor and most importantly what story of theirs to tell can make or break a film. In watching the latest film from director Wash Westmoreland Colette starring Keira Knightley (Bend It Like Beckham, Pirates of the Caribbean) there is no denying the … Continue reading Colette

MDMA

One constant that anyone can attest to is we all have messed up families. It shapes and molds us into the people we become for better or worse. In her first feature MDMA Angie Wang wrote, produced and directed. It follows her life events when attending college in the 1980s and how she made her … Continue reading MDMA

Izzy Gets The F*ck Across Town

What would you do to obtain what you believe will change your life for the better? That is the question… at least I think it is, somewhat, behind first time feature writer/director Christian Papierniak’s film Izzy Gets The F*ck Across Town. I say somewhat because of Izzy, played by Mackenzie Davis (Halt and Catch Fire, … Continue reading Izzy Gets The F*ck Across Town

The Catcher Was a Spy

In film sometimes you never know what you will get, you walk in expecting one thing and come out seeing something completely different. This especially goes for actors/actresses who have been labeled as one thing then typecast time and time again. It is hard to break the mold when audiences are accustomed to that side … Continue reading The Catcher Was a Spy

Hearts Beat Loud

Trailer Title track "Hearts Beat Loud" perfomed by actress Kiersey Clemons & songwriter Keegan DeWitt Premiering this past January at the Sundance Film Festival the musical family journey Hearts Beat Loud directed by Brett Haley and starring Nick Offerman will be hitting theaters this Friday. This being the big blockbuster summer season it is refreshing to come … Continue reading Hearts Beat Loud

A Kid Like Jake

Running its course through the festival circuit at the start of the year the film A Kid Like Jake starring Clair Danes and Jim Parsons is set to release this Friday. Directed by Silas Howard it was adapted for the screen by the playwright, of the same titled play, Daniel Pearle. The film revolves around … Continue reading A Kid Like Jake

The Honor List

It is hard to find films about teenagers to be truly honest; most are raunchy comedies or contain some outrageous plot. The Honor List written by Marilyn Fu and directed by Elissa Down gladly do not fall into these troupes rather giving the audience a genuine story with heart. The film follows the volatile friendship … Continue reading The Honor List