Oct 19, 2022
Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival Kicks off Two Weeks of Streaming
When the pandemic arrived in March of 2020, Tzvia Shelef didn’t want to cancel the Silicon Valley Jewish Film...
Sep 28, 2022
Marilyn Monroe Biopic ‘Blonde’ Doesn’t Glamorize Her Dark Career
Let’s be frank. Do we really need another retelling of the Marilyn Monroe story? Really, is there anyone even remotely...
Jun 29, 2022
The two-year-long pandemic drought of new movies has blossomed into a bumper crop of indies in all flavors, shapes...
Jun 22, 2022
Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis Leaves Us All Shook Up
The summer’s most anticipated “delayed by COVID” movie has arrived. Baz Luhrmann’s Elvis is big, glossy, rollicking, intermittently entertaining...
Jun 1, 2022
The Re-release of Kino Lorber’s The Wobblies
A few short notes on Kino Lorber’s re-release of the angry, exhilarating 1979 documentary The Wobblies, the story of...
May 11, 2022
Audrey Diwan’s Happening Is a Timely Film
Talk about the right movie in the right place at the right time. Filmmaker Audrey Diwan’s abortion drama Happening...