"What does it mean to be Chicano?": International film festival pushes for Latinx inclusion in Hollywood
The weekend festival highlighted the triumphs of Chicana/o creativity while addressing the continued need to fight for inclusion and diversity.
A parade of new actors tries to rescue the franchise from a lack of coherence.
Andrew Haigh's film is a profoundly stirring one about a longtime married couple poignantly portrayed by two cinema greats.
The small country of Bangladesh, the poorest nation in Asia, is the location for a couple of interesting films shown at TIFF.
Rialto Pictures is theatrically re-releasing five films by one of France's lesser known, yet nonetheless noteworthy auteurs, Claude Sautet, in L.A. at the Laemmle Royal Theater..
Full Frame offers a full plate of, shall we say, heavy fare: Very serious issues not ordinarily treated with a light touch.
New themes are appearing in Russian films that expose the extent of government corruption, which decimates a people subjected to an increasing supply of drugs, crime, and violence.
There were many great films at the Chicago festival, including several great bio docs about formidable persons in the arts.
This production of the Swedish playwright August Strindberg's 1900 "The Dance of Death," now playing in Pasadena, is expertly acted and directed.
Several films screened at the recent 2014 Tribeca Film Festival deal with the search for peace and justice, or for truth and understanding. They offer much valuable food for thought.