Since there are so few films coming to us out of Cuba, it's always a momentous occasion to see them - whether good or bad.
The movies that follow are fantasies based on real, immediate, contemporary threats.
Based on a narrative written by Northrup in 1853, the film takes you inside slavery, from the slaves' point of view.
I must start with the most stunning, a 3D film that had me jumping and falling out of my seat throughout the entire exasperating journey.
Last month's Toronto International Film Festival featured, among its 146 world premieres from 70 countries, cutting-edge films from the greater Middle East - the cutting edge of not only technology but coverage of critical world events.
The Summit provokes many questions, but should appeal to aficionados of adventure (in particular mountaineering).
Prisoners is a thriller allegory about U.S. foreign policy featuring a dream cast including Hugh Jackman, Terrence Howard, and Melissa Leo.
TORONTO - There's a definite increase of films by and about Palestinians being shown around the world, and several were shown at the Toronto International Film Festival this year.
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.