MIAMI FILM FEST

Carrie Pilby and Chronically Metropolitan touched on blatant flaws in others, compromise in perceptions, awareness of own limitations, and willingness to accept life, as it is, and go on with inner strength. Both films had well-known stars, were wonderfully acted, and had engaging characters.

CONSTANCE WU ANGRY

Constance Wu Tears Into The Academy Awards For Nominating Casey Affleck By Dan MacRae Manchester By The Sea star Casey Affleck may have been pleased with today’s Oscar nomination slate, but Constance...

MIAMI FILM FESTIVAL GEMS

Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival is in March (2017), however we attended the pre-Festival unveiling of the 34th edition official poster by Argentinian designer, photographer and graphic artist Juan Gatti, founder of Gatti Studios in Madrid. This event, which also featured Gatti’s most iconic credit sequence designs, “Juan Gatti Work Throughout the Years” was the kickoff for Miami Film Festival’s GEMS.

MiFo LGBT Movie Trailers

At the MiFo (Miami-Fort Lauderdale) LGBT Film Festival, we saw some powerful films, we met a few Directors, Producers, Actors, and in one case, the person whose life the film was based on. To see interviews...

EDDIE THE EAGLE

Everyone loves a feel-good movie and Eddie the Eagle certainly qualifies. The story is based on the uphill quest of a self-trained, under-funded British ski-jumper Michael “Eddie” Edwards and his...

ANOMALISA

  The story is simple. Michael Stone, husband, father and respected author of "How May I Help You Help Them?" is unhappy with his mundane life. Everybody sounds the same. On a business trip to...

Point Break

A remake of the original starring Patrick Swayze and Keanu Reeves, this high adrenaline film, starring Luke Bracey and Edgar Ramirez, takes extreme athletic skills to a new dimension. Following some...

LEGEND – movie

Reginald “Reggie” Kray and Ronald “Ronnie” Kray are twins. But unlike most stories about twin brothers where one is evil and the other is good, Reggie Kray is a gangster and his twin brother Ronnie is...

Our Brand is Crisis

Sandra Bullock as “Calamity Jane” – a political strategist with a rumor-infused history of destroying her opponents, is hired to help re-elect the President of Bolivia whose campaign is...

The Walk

The Walk was made for IMax. It is a true back-story of the quirky, charismatic, passionate, French high-wire artist Philippe Petit who magically envisioned, brilliantly planned, creatively improvised and miraculously carried out, with the help of his adventurous anti-authority crew, one of the most dramatic dare-devilish stunts in New York history; walking the immense void between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center.

The Intern

The Intern is about Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro), a 70 year-old, retired, widower. He has traveled, played golf, visited his son and grandchildren in California and now needs a purpose in his life. So he...

Maze Runner-The Scorch Trials

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials (also known simply as The Scorch Trials) is based on the science fiction action novel by James Dashner, the second novel in The Maze Runner trilogy. This film is...

Black Mass

The story is true. John Connolly (Joel Edgerton), an overly ambitious FBI Agent in the Boston office, grew up with James “Whitey” Bulger (Johnny Depp), head of the Irish mob in South Boston, and Whitey’s...

Learning to Drive

Billed as a coming of age (“middle age”) comedy, I would describe this movie more as a slice of life for writer/book reviewer Wendy (Patricia Clarkson) and her Sikh driving instructor Darwan (Ben...

American Ultra

American Ultra was a blood and gore, shoot ‘em up, blow ‘em up, beat ‘em up, burn ‘em up, gas ‘em up, non-stop, fast-paced, farcical action film that put a smile on my face. The plot: Small-town...

DIANA HARRISON

KILLERS Cast interviews with Diana Harrison (Quezada) Wonderful work! Planet 51 Marley & Me With an extensive backround doing interviews with prominent movie stars Diana Harrison...

Maybe BEST Kids Movie Ever!

Just saw what may be the BEST kids movie EVER!  Now making the Film Festival circuit is  The Incredible  Adventures of Jo Jo, (and his annoying little sister  Avila).  I caught it at the Woods Hole...

Self/Less

Self/Less had great potential with an all-star cast and a good premise, but as a sci-fi thriller, it wasn't thrilling.

DOPE – the movie

In DOPE, Malcolm is surviving life in a crime-ridden section of Los Angeles, while juggling academic interviews and exams. A chance invitation to an underground party leads him and his friends into an adventure that could change his future.