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

Egg – Tribeca Film Festival 2018

We all wake up in the morning thinking that it will just be an ordinary day; there is no accounting for a simple twist of fate or random act. Just one choice can alter our entire future and steamroll a chain of events that changes our course of life. An entry in the 2018 Tribeca … Continue reading Egg – Tribeca Film Festival 2018

Maineland

What makes America an ideal place for foreigners to travel to? If you were to break it down to its exact reasoning I believe it lies in the idea of what America represents. The land of the free means more than just social justice it also embraces the idea of free thinking and being open … Continue reading Maineland

The Chamber

In his feature film directorial debut Ben Parker highlights his skills as a powerful story teller. The Chamber which Parker also wrote is set in a small submarine which is overtaken by the US government to conduct a secret mission. Parker surrounded himself with a good cast headlined by Swedish actor Johannes Bah Kuhnke as … Continue reading The Chamber

The Awakening (2012)

Who doesn’t like a good scare once and a while? If done right it can send shivers up your spine and have your arms covered in goose bumps; leaving you with the sensation of just getting off a great rollercoaster. First time director Nick Murphy brings us The Awakening starring Rebecca Hall (The Town, Vicky … Continue reading The Awakening (2012)

The Boy Downstairs

Films tend to take us into another world where one can escape into the fantastical. Obviously not all films fall into this realm but in the end we all go for the same result, to escape. There are films though that are able to capture such a natural, genuine tone that the lines of reality … Continue reading The Boy Downstairs

American Folk

There are many quotes that mention letting go of the past or don’t look back; there is a truth behind these ideas but that is not to say certain moments in time should not be rekindled. In today’s world it is difficult not to come across news of racial violence, communities being torn apart or … Continue reading American Folk

In the Fade

We never know what we’ll get before watching a film for the first time. We know the plot, the cast and maybe even the director but what shows up on screen is always fresh for us to interpret. In some instances we may get more than we desired; not all movies are meant to uplift … Continue reading In the Fade

Big Time

When we look at the world that surrounds us most of us are engaged by the beautiful sky, the colorful images of nature that embrace us and the tranquility one can obtain when taking it all in. Like many though, myself included, how often do we appreciate the structures that surround us? Especially living in … Continue reading Big Time

The Light of the Moon

Film Premiere in NYC at the IFC Center plus Post Screening Q&A Films are able to bring to light stories we may otherwise not be familiar with and through that offer a different perspective of the world. Although we may not be able to immediately relate to what we are seeing it allows us to … Continue reading The Light of the Moon