February 23, 2017 — Der Samurai, which had its U.S premiere at the Midnight section of the Tribeca Film Festival, is an award-winning, atmospheric horror-thriller-fantasy film.In a forest along the German/Polish border, Jakob, a young police officer — new at his job and his beat — attempts to deal with a wolf who is scaring the local populace. He tries to woo the creature away from the nearby village by leaving out fresh meat deep in the forest.One day, at the police […]
February 23, 2017 — The Bolshoi Ballet has been an honored institution in the world of ballet for centuries. Founded in 1776, it is one of the world’s oldest ballet companies and has been recognized as one of the greatest ballet institutions in existence throughout the last 100 years.But in Russia, it is more than that. It isn’t honored — it is revered.Its artists, fame and legacy are carefully protected — one might say guarded — which made the company’s 2013 front page scandal, one so […]
February 22, 2017 — The North American rights to I Dream in Another Language, which won the Audience Award at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, have been acquired by FilmRise.The deal was announced by The Hollywood Reporter.Director Ernesto Contreras‘ film has been ecstatically received by reviewers. ” Sueño en otro idioma [I Dream in Another Language] is a smashing success. …Sueño en otro idoma realizes a fully developed, multifaceted story that engages us through its performers’ capacity to broadcast their characters’ feelings—which transfixes […]
February 21, 2017 — In 1941, in a small fishing village in South Carolina, Grover Ohta, a Japanese-American man, arrives on a bus, severely beaten and barely able to speak.Anne Morrison (Margo Martindale, Justified) decides to take care of the man until he is well. As he recovers he meets and falls in love with a local woman, Sophie (Juliane Nicholson, From Nowhere, Masters of Sex), whose fiancé died in World War I. Their relationship grows slowly and carefully, as the […]
February 21, 2017 — The rock band Chicago (it went through a few other names before the band members settled on the name it is known by today) began in 1967. The self-proclaimed “rock and roll band with horns” didn’t take very long to establish themselves — by 1968 they had signed with Columbia Records.They would be assigned the enviable task of opening for better-known act like Hendrix and Joplin, but they weren’t second-stringers long. Their first record, a double album, […]
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