(Movie Review) Come Back Africa: The Films of Lionel Rogosin, Volume ll

Come Back Africa: The Films of Lionel Rogosin, Volume ll

Documentary movies always seem to get short shrift. For too many people there the things people tell them to watch at school so they will learn something. Growing up on …{read more}

Movie Review – Kill Your Darlings

KILL YOUR DARLINGS

Long before Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and William S. Burroughs would be celebrated as the poetical and political figureheads of a ‘beat generation,’ there was a murder.

In the new …{read more}

Film Review – Broken, starring Tim Roth & Cillian Murphy

Broken movie

There are some books you always remember for the way in which they opened your eyes to the world around you. They might have stripped away your innocence in the …{read more}

BIG SUR Film Preview in Selected Theatres – week of October 14, 2013!

Big Sur Movie Poster

Gathr Films has announced a series of one-day-only showings of Big Sur in indie theatres in selected cities across the USA the week of October 14, 2013. These screenings are …{read more}

Love That Loves Us: The Two Loves of To the Wonder

To the Wonder

note: Here there be spoilers

By now it is cliche to label a Terrence Malick film a “visual poem,” but in the case of To The Wonder, that is …{read more}

Review – Searching for Sugar Man

Searching for Sugar Man review

Searching For Sugarman (2012)
4 stars

A documentary about the mysterious Rodriguez, the singer/songwriter who released the album Cold Fact in 1970. Directed by Swedish-British filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul, this is …{read more}

Help make the surfing film “Within” a reality!

photo by Ben Lee

The story in the filmmaker, Darius Devas’ words

I got into filmmaking through Bodyboarding (surf) films. During this time two things happened that seeded the foundations for Within: The …{read more}

Review – The Treasures of Bruce Lee

The Treasures of Bruce Lee

I confess, I’m kind of new to Bruce Lee. That’s not to say I haven’t heard of him, it’s just that I don’t know a whole lot about him. I’ve …{read more}

Terrence Malick, Badlands and Caril Fugate: An Interview

caril ann fugate

Photos courtesy of Jeff McArthur (All Rights Reserved)

Jeff McArthur is the author of Pro Bono: The 18-Year Defense of Caril Fugate. Mr. McArthur’s grandfather, John C. McArthur, defended Caril …{read more}

How Dennis Hopper Conquered the American Century

Dennis Hopper Cannes 2008, by Georges Biard

Dennis Hopper’s extensive filmography is filled with an array of painfully bad films. His early career saw him appear in any number of B-Movies and exploitation flicks; his late eighties/early …{read more}