August 25, 2016 — Americans are free to disagree about anything and everything — it’s part of our heritage — but one thing we can all generally agree on is that America is a beautiful country. The earliest settlers must have been astonished to discover what the Native Americans already knew — the land we now call America has a wealth of natural resources and beauties that many countries can only dream of.One way to remember some of the most remarkable physical […]
August 25, 2016 — FilmRise has acquired the exclusive North American rights to From Nowhere, the winner of the Narrative Spotlight audience award at this year’s SXSW 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 order to stay in the country. They are forced to deal with the American legal system, their illegal status and graduation from high school. Newton cowrote with […]
August 24, 2016 — Most people have trouble understanding the popularity of furry fandom. Creating fictional human-like personas for furry (already fictional) characters does not appeal to the majority of people.Neither does designing, assembling and dressing up in furry costumes.But for some, it is an important element of their lives. For them, choosing to dress up as animals — usually one particular animal whose features and personality have been created with care — is a form of self-expression which gives pleasure and […]
August 24, 2016 — “’The Witness’” is required viewing.” The ArteryThe Witness, the James Solomon-directed documentary about Bill Genovese’s search for answers about the death of his sister, Kitty Genovese and the subsequent reporting of her death — which made her an icon of “urban apathy” and big-city crime — is available for pre-order on DVD and Blu-Ray.The name Kitty Genovese became world famous when The New York Times reported in 1964 that her murder had taken place over the course […]
August 23, 2016 — Just giving birth to a child doesn’t insure that a mother will become a warm and nurturing soul.Some mothers manage to pass over that part of the deal completely.Billie has known only torment at the hands of her alcoholic mother. The teenager was born of rape and her mother is intent on seeing to it that Billie will suffer.The girl has never gone to school; she cannot work because she is not permitted out of the house. She rarely […]
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