Farewell Amor (2020)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/J364vYbwpzo Our world is constantly changing around us in numerous forms. Among all this change we tend to neglect the ever changing cultural shift within our society and others around the globe. Everything goes by in a blink of an eye with focus easily lost on matters that do not concern us. There are countless … Continue reading Farewell Amor (2020)

Elyse

https://www.youtube.com/embed/AaU-WCH82ao Mental illness is never an easy process to go through, for the patient, for those that take care of them as well as their friends and family. Treatment always differs but the pain for all involved is still present. In the first film from Stella Hopkins, which she also wrote alongside co-writer Audrey Arkins, … Continue reading Elyse

Hearts and Bones

https://www.youtube.com/embed/e99MLUN6TLA For many it is a blessing we will never have to experience firsthand the horrors of war, genocide or other such global atrocities. The closest one could come without seeing it for themselves are through the media and for as powerful as video is, I believe those moments frozen in time through photography possess … Continue reading Hearts and Bones

The Nest

https://www.youtube.com/embed/svq5OzzT7s4 I believe one desire that reigns true amongst us all is to do well in life: to not worry about money, give our children the best education, live in a nice home but how far would we go to obtain “the dream”? It is easy to assume that if we had everything we ever … Continue reading The Nest

Blackjack: The Jackie Ryan Story

https://www.youtube.com/embed/sZbbfWVGcI8  One of the most gratifying type of stories in film is that of the underdog; one up against all the odds to get the win and succeed. Films like these are uplifting and at times we can see ourselves facing off against our own struggles. Stories that incorporate real life situations are even more … Continue reading Blackjack: The Jackie Ryan Story

I’ll Be Around

https://www.youtube.com/embed/OFhxHJUXgk4 The magic behind making films is you can tell any story you want and on top of that in any fashion you wish. There are no rules and with that we can even experience multiple stories at once. Films such as Dazed and Confused, Go, 200 Cigarettes, Can’t Hardly Wait and Smokin’ Aces all … Continue reading I’ll Be Around

Out of the Fight

https://www.youtube.com/embed/z3L9gJAAz_8 We all know the risks for those that enlist in the military; they risk their lives and put themselves on the front line for our freedom. For those lucky enough to make it through their lives are never the same and for those unfortunate few it never will be again. The ramifications on the … Continue reading Out of the Fight

Once Upon a River

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Zo0b40KN32g First time feature director Haroula Rose’s Once Upon a River is an adaptation from author Diane Setterfield’s 2018 novel of the same name. The story follows fifteen year old Margo, played by newcomer Kenadi DelaCerna, as she along with her father Bernard, played by Tatanka Means, try to move past the sudden departure of … Continue reading Once Upon a River

Foster Boy

https://www.youtube.com/embed/6OnCEpwB0vM We live in a country where the belief is that our leaders have our best intentions in mind… sadly that is far from the truth. Budget cuts and political restraints are constant hurdles we face for any real changes to be made. Unfortunately, in the midst of numbers and useless rhetoric the most important … Continue reading Foster Boy

Blackbird (2019)

https://www.youtube.com/embed/I9kb6ZJre78 One of the hardest ordeals to ever be faced with is death. It is an event none of us are emotionally prepared for especially when it happens to someone close to us. On top of that is also the controversial issue of assisted suicide; an occurrence for those who are terminally ill and wish … Continue reading Blackbird (2019)