TOVE In her newest film, TOVE, director Zaida Bergroth gives us a peek into the life of notable children’s author/illustrator Tove Jansson. Growing up during World War II, Tove followed her artistic side just as her father, Victor Jansson, who had become a well-known sculptor. The film acts as both a biopic and love story … Continue reading TOVE

Women The newest film from writer/director Anton Sigurdsson Women follows in the same rhythm of other investigation scenarios such as Se7en or Kiss the Girls along with traces of The Silence of the Lambs. The film follows Detective Hawk, played by Adam Dorsey, searching for a killer who has left two bodies behind with another … Continue reading Women

Welcome Matt In the feature debut of writer/director Leon Pierce Jr.’s Welcome Matt we are reintroduced to child actor Tahj Mowry (Full House, Smart Guy) but this time as a broken down filmmaker trying to form his newest project while also dealing with a debilitating phobia. The film falls into the slacker comedy vibe akin to … Continue reading Welcome Matt

WALKING WHILE BLACK: L.O.V.E. Is The Answer There are times it is essential for a message to reach the masses and there is no bigger topic right now than the relations between police and the African American community. The last few years have been especially important with the rise of the BLM movement with marches taking place across the country. Writer/director … Continue reading WALKING WHILE BLACK: L.O.V.E. Is The Answer

Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm Music has always been therapeutic and allows us to feel out emotions we hold within; the same goes with how this music is made. Artists are not always comfortable with the conditions allotted to them which in turn hurts the music giving it a manufactured feel. For most, a change in surroundings/scenery helps calm … Continue reading Rockfield: The Studio on the Farm

The Man in the Hat The majority of the time before watching a film we already know going in what to expect but the real gamble comes when going in blind. You can either sit through 90 minutes of utter boredom or pull out a “winner” and be pleasantly surprised. The latter would most certainly apply to the newest … Continue reading The Man in the Hat

The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness Starting in the summer of 1976 and lasting for over a year one of the most vicious killers was roaming the streets of New York City in David Berkowitz aka “The Son of Sam”. Since his arrest in August of 1977 his story has only grown and reached wider audiences which also included the … Continue reading The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness

Eat Wheaties! For no explainable reason the most awkward moments can also be the funniest… albeit with a higher cringe factor. Films like Office Space, Borat or a television series like Curb Your Enthusiasm have the ability to highlight the comedic value in non-traditional scenarios. Adapted from the novel ‘The Locklear Letters’ by Michael Kun, first … Continue reading Eat Wheaties!

Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street             Who would had ever thought that the world’s most pressing issues could be addressed by muppets? For over fifty years that is exactly what Sesame Street and its creators have and continue to do to this day. Documentarian Marilyn Agrelo’s new film Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street is based on … Continue reading Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street

Sweet River In the fear of losing someone dear to us how far would we go to keep those safe… even after death. In that moment, one’s morality and love are pushed to their limits thus making choices we would otherwise stray from. In the film Sweet River directed by Justin McMillan the test of a … Continue reading Sweet River