In an attempt to draw attention to films of social significance with progressive content, I developed The Progie Awards. A collective of international film writers nominates films and actors for these awards.
It's something of a "buddy movie," one of many where two people with great dissimilarities are teamed together in some common objective over which they have no agreement.
Based on a narrative written by Northrup in 1853, the film takes you inside slavery, from the slaves' point of view.
The Toronto International Film Festival kicked off another 10 day-run of amazing cinema Sept 5-15.
After recent excursions in Europe, Woody Allen has brought his filmmaking back home, with excellent results.
Ryan Coogler gives us Fruitvale Station as a symbolic recapitulation of the Stations of the Cross, recounting the last 30-plus hours of Oscar Grant III's life.
Costa-Gavras is back with a new thriller about the banking industry.
Contrast, courage, and challenge ... these are the words one may think of when viewing "Far Out Isn't Enough: The Tomi Ungerer Story," written, produced, and directed by Brad Bernstein.
Somebody is stalking successful young urban professionals, force-feeding them mind-nullifying worms, and exploiting their suggestive state to rob them of their homes, money and sense of confidence.
The Rolling Stones may be sarcastic, misogynistic, and more than a little Jurassic, but they have come to define rock and roll.