February 17, 2017 — It is the perfect time to binge-watch the acclaimed mini-series George Washington.It is an eight hour spectacle. It covers the life of the first American President from age 11 through age 51 when he returned to his home at Mount Vernon, having led his new country through the Revolution, having seen the new nation gain its hard-fought independence from England. Based on Washington: the Indispensable Man (1974) by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James Thomas Flexner, the mini-series, originally shown in […]
February 17, 2017 — The award-winning festival favorite film, From Nowhere, opens in theaters today.Chosen as a New York Times‘ Critics Pick, the devastating drama was the winner of the Narrative Spotlight audience award at this year’s SXSW Film Festival. The film also won the Audience award and the jury-awarded Special Mention prize at the Champs-Élysées Film Festival.Matthew Newton (Queen of the Damned) directed the drama which tells the story of three undocumented teenagers from the Bronx who need to get papers in […]
February 16, 2017 — You can find seminars on almost any subject these days. You just have to know where to look…Mike (Dameon Clarke, Dragon Ball Z) teaches a seminar called How to Be a Serial Killer, in which he teaches his students to “listen to the voices in your head,” and stop repressing the urges to go out and kill those who annoy you.He meets Bart (Matthew Gray Gubler, Criminal Minds, Band of Robbers), a video store clerk, and recognizes a nascent serial killer […]
February 16, 2017 — This movie could not be more timely.From Nowhere tells the story of three high school students who are struggling with all of the same issues that trouble all teenagers, but these three have another issue which causes them great concern.The are illegal aliens. They know that at any time, should someone require documentation of them, they could end up deported back to countries they don’t know and have never spent any time in. These children are really […]
The Forest for the Trees was the first feature film written and directed by Maren Ade, and announced the advent of an exceptional and original talent.Ade’s latest film, Toni Erdmann, has been nominated for an Academy Award® this year for Best Foreign Language Film and has been lauded at the Cannes Film Festival –where it won the Fipresci Prize (and was nominated for the Palme d’Or) — at Toronto, by The New York Film Critics; the film has collected a […]
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