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Arcadian : Exclusive Interview with Actors Jaeden Martell and Maxwell Jenkins

Check out more of our video interviews on our YouTube channel. Some high end horror fare have promised something more than just high tension in the recent past. Arcadian has arrived though to finally give audiences a mixture of deep storytelling, atmospheric creepiness, and actual monsters. Think, It Comes at Night, but this time there is a physical beast romping…

“The Color Purple” Director Blitz Bazawule to Direct “Black Samurai” for Warner Bros.

Warner Brothers. Discovery had landed the rights to a legendary African samurai Yasuke and “The Color Purple” director Blitz Bazawule tapped to direct the period piece in Japan. According to Variety, the studio beat out three other studios for the movie, which is tentatively titled “Black Samurai.” The latest project will reunite Bazawule and producer/CEO…

‘FOOD, INC. 2’ : Exclusive Interview with Directors Melissa Robeledo & Robert Kenner 

©Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures FOOD, INC. 2 is a timely and urgent follow-up to the Oscar®-nominated documentary from directors Robert Kenner and Melissa Robledo. In the sequel, Kenner and Robledo reunite with investigative authors Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma) and Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) to take a fresh look at our vulnerable food system….

‘Laroy, Texas’ : Exclusive Interview with Actor John Magaro and Writer/Director Shane Atkinson

Check out more of our video interviews on our YouTube channel. Cases of mistaken identity never tend to lead anywhere good, since assuming someone else’s persona means that there’s someone being deceived who eventually is not going to be happy about it. The thriller Laroy, Texas presents such a situation with a suicidal man accidentally…

Godzilla x Kong : The New Empire / The Film Serves the Purpose of What They Set Out to Do

© 2023 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved. Who would have thought a chest-pounding beast and a radiation-spewing monster would team up together for another round within their monster universe? The latest entry feels like every other recent American production of Kaiju epics from Legendary Pictures. They’ve taken a different path from the Japanese productions,…

“Sugar” : Review / Recommended for Fans of Weird Noir Thrillers

©Colin Farrell in “Sugar,” premiering April 5, 2024 on Apple TV+. In some ways, John Sugar shares similarities with the 1980s TV detective “Remington Steele.” They are both draw inspiration from their love of classic cinema to solve cases, while trying to keep their past lives shrouded in secrecy. However, they are very different in…

Ryuichi Sakamoto : Opus / Q&A with Director Neo Sora

©Janus Film Ryuichi Sakamoto : Opus /A celebration of an artist’s life in the purest sense, the film is the definitive swan song of one of the world’s greatest musicians. In late 2022, as a parting gift, Ryuichi Sakamoto mustered all of his energy to leave us with one final performance: a concert film featuring…

STEVE! (Martin): A Documentary in 2 Pieces / Review

©Part 2. Steve Martin in “STEVE! (martin) a documentary in 2 pieces,” premiering March 29, 2024 on Apple TV+.   He once played “The Man with Two Brains,” so it makes sense that a Steve Martin documentary would come in two feature-length parts. The first, simply titled “Then,” methodically chronicles each step in his stand-up…

Isabelle Huppert – Still Face, Broken Soul

©Elle, Isabelle Huppert In a scene in The Lacemaker (La dentellière, 1977), Isabelle Huppert’s character is led with closed eyes by her lover. He takes her closer and closer towards a steep cliff and open sea. There she opens her eyes, and he asks, “do you trust me”? “Of course,” she replies. The scene has…

3 Body Problem: An Epic Tale of Humanity Threatened by Aliens

Netflix’s new TV series 3 Body Problem is a magnificent, exquisitely wrought epic that straddles the genres of history, politics, psychology, eschatology, romance, and astrophysics (to name but a few). The plot line is simple: humanity faces an existential threat as the laws of physics unravel in a time warp that heralds a new age…

Exclusive Interview With Award-Winning Film Producer Andrea Iervolino

Andrea Iervolino is an award-winning film producer and businessman whose passion for cinema led him to take his first steps in the film industry when he was just an adolescent. Since then he has gone on to produce and distribute over 75 films, becoming one of the most active and accomplished film executives in the…