In 2007 Irish filmmaker John Carney wrote and directed a hugely successful (including an Academy Award win for Best Original Song) film called Once. A sweet, semi-musical about a down on his luck folk singer who meets a woman who inspires him and then creates an album with her and
Sonita is a powerful new documentary that premiered at Sundance earlier this year and just screened at the Dallas International Film Festival. The film tells the story of Sonita Alizadeh, a 15 year old Afghan refugee living in Iran. The film follows her journey as she pursues her dream to
UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT is a Fascinating, Gut-wrenching True Crime Documentary – DIFF 2016 Movie Review
Imagine you’re a mother of four with one on the way. You and your husband have also committed to adopting a four year old boy with special needs. Out of the blue one day he becomes incredibly ill. You try to get him to the hospital, but ultimately he doesn’t
It’s not typical of a movie review to be written of a work in progress cut of a film, and it’s even less typical of a studio publicist to insist upon a review of said work in progress cut. Well, comedy legends Key and Peele are not your typical filmmakers
There are filmmaking partnerships between director and actor that make for great cinema like Scorcese and DiCaprio, or Carpenter and Russell, Tim Burton and Johnny Depp. Ok, maybe not that last one, but you get the idea. When a director and actor have the kind of symbiotic relationship that makes
For a filmmaker, taking on a horror film with the purpose of making it feel different than from what that genre typically, often lazily, trudges out for public consumption is an admirable thought. Clearly, that was what Oz Perkins, son of horror legend Anthony Perkins (Psycho), had in mind when
The big story from Comic-Con was of course Star Wars The Force Awakens. Watch the behind-the-scenes clip here.
The yearly Kevin Smith panel took place Friday night right after the Star Wars Panel, and though it started off as one of Smith’s biggest fears, it still went off without a hitch and with plenty of fan fare and fun stories. At first, Smith was excited that he was
At Comic-Con, they showed the first peek at the much anticipated The Man in the High Castle series, which is debuting this fall.