films

Watch The Horrible Beauty Of “The Eyes Of Hitchcock”

I’d say that “The Eyes of Hitchcock” from video essayist kogonada is right in time for Halloween season, but let’s be real, here, Hitchcock season is all year round. My…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 30, 2014 - 3:00 pm

This Haunting Film Of A Burning Piano Mourns Simpler Times

“Deconstructed Piano,” an eery film by Austrian filmmaker Laurin Dopfner, is meant to represent “the gradual destruction of instrumental music through digital sound generators.” A piano is burned to the…

Claire Hannum | September 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm

The Stevie Nicks Documentary Of My Dreams

“In Your Dreams,” the Stevie Nicks documentary of my dreams, will be premiering at the Mill Valley Film Festival on October 12. The cameras followed the Gold Dust Woman during…

Ami Angelowicz | September 18, 2012 - 8:30 am

9 Actors Who Went Too Far For Roles

As a former actress, I feel twitchy when I hear that an actor uses the Method. What that means essentially, is that the actor feels they need to immerse themselves…

Ami Angelowicz | August 29, 2012 - 10:00 am

Ang Lee’s “Life Of Pi” Trailer Is Here

Let me just say that I approve of Yann Martel’s The Life of Pi being adapted by Ang Lee. He makes such visually arresting films and this one looks like…

Ami Angelowicz | July 25, 2012 - 1:20 pm

Director Hopeful Wants Ryan Gosling For “Fifty Shades of Grey”

Bret Easton Ellis is the newest director being tossed into the ring to helm the Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation and he’s suggesting everyone’s favorite first love, Ryan Gosling, for…

Celeb Dirty Laundry | June 11, 2012 - 5:50 pm

Prada Produces An Aesthetically Pleasing Short Film Directed By Roman Polanski

High fashion films have a track record of being consistently gorgeous. I’m not talking about, say, “The Devil Wears Prada” (though I will never not argue that it’s one of…

Rachel Krause | May 23, 2012 - 11:20 am

Are We Ready For The Documentary About Pedophilia?

For the first time, there’s a documentary that examines the global impact of pedophilia from a sociocultural and historical perspective. “Are All Men Pedophiles?”, which has screened at various festivals…

Ami Angelowicz | May 11, 2012 - 3:40 pm

11 Stars Who’ve Played Hookers With Hearts Of Gold

Nicole Scherzinger will officially be cleansed of her girl group roots. The former Pussycat Doll singer has signed on to star as history’s most famous prostitute, Mary Magdalene, in the…

Ami Angelowicz | May 9, 2012 - 12:20 pm

Jennifer Lawrence In Talks To Star In “The Glass Castle”

If you haven’t already read the 2005 memoir The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls, pick it up or download it ASAP. It is seriously one of the most riveting books…

Ami Angelowicz | April 24, 2012 - 1:40 pm

What Are We Thinking About Woody Allen’s New Rom-Com, “To Rome With Love”?

In my opinion, Woody Allen films are hit or miss. I either love them or hate them. I was personally a big fan of “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and “Midnight In…

Ami Angelowicz | April 5, 2012 - 1:40 pm

Watch The “Rock Of Ages” Trailer

I saw “Rock Of Ages” when it was a tiny Off Broadway show. And then I saw it (a few times) in its bigger Broadway incarnation. I can safely say…

Ami Angelowicz | April 3, 2012 - 1:20 pm
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