“We have a moral obligation to tell the whole story.” – Brea (TRAFFIK) Written and directed by Deon Taylor, Traffik tells the story of Brea (Paula Patton), a struggling journalist looking for a big story. When she and her boyfriend John (Omar Epps) travel to the mountains for a romantic weekend, they are confronted by a… [Read More]
Lives Well Lived seeks to bring us the experience of a group of forty men and women aged 76-103 who have come to their knowledge of what makes a good life by having lived long enough to look back.
The Heart of Nuba is the story of American doctor, Dr. Tom Catena, who works in Mother of Mary Hospital in Sudan, among the Nuba Mountains. It is the only hospital for hundreds of miles, and he is the only doctor. The tagline for the film is: “One doctor. One Hospital. One million patients.”
this quick post plays through three short stages the third contains the Easter egg all three potentially contain SPOILERS Stage One: “Microreview” if you haven’t seen Ready Player One (or read Cline’s book), you really should; particularly if you’re the target demo: a “nerd,” “geek,” pop culture afficionado of a certain stripe (70s-80s gaming, sci-fi, etc.)… [Read More]
This is one of the great examples of having a film that entertains well and at the same time goads our minds into active thought. It is very much like a cross-cultural extended parable.
the opening shot of Bye Bye Germany, we watch a three-legged dog happily trotting through a street that turns out to be in a post-war displaced persons camp in Frankfort. While that dog has next to nothing to do with the plot of this light-hearted (yet not quite comic) tale, it makes for an interesting way to understand the characters we meet.
Despite the shortcomings of The Miracle Season, it’s a great reminder that one’s legacy can be a powerful thing to empower and encourage others to be their best.
Tales of mystery and suspense are often a search for truth. But what if you aren’t sure that truth is even knowable? Is memory a way into the truth or is it so flawed that it clouds the truth?
For the most part, though, this is a film that tries to understand Ted Kennedy through these events. It is neither a complimentary picture nor a character assassination. Rather he comes across as someone who wants to do the right thing, but he isn’t quite sure how to do what everyone wants from him.
Ernest Cline’s book Ready Player One, was a massively geeky love letter about the 1980s wrappd in virtual reality. The movie is noticeably different yet somehow works well enough that people will come in droves to watch.