House of Tomorrow: Livolsi’s Tale of Adolescence, Starring Ellen Burstyn and Asa Butterfield

The House of Tomorrow tells the story of a sheltered teen raised inside a geodesic dome who befriends a rebellious kid and forms a punk band to escape an oppressive grandmother, an overprotective father, and the legacy of renowned futurist Buckminster Fuller.

Hollywood 2018: Ryan Seacrest’s Personal Stylist Accuses Him of Sexual Misconduct

According to a November letter from Suzie Hardy’s attorney addressed to cable channel E!, its corporate parent NBCUniveral, and Seacrest, the job became an ordeal as he subjected her to years of unwanted sexual aggression

Shock Waves: Diary of My Mind–French Tale of Comlex Teacher-Student Relationship

Made for Swiss TV, Ursula Meier’s fact-inspired drama, Shock Waves: Diary of My Mind, which world premiered at the 2018 Berlin Film Fest, centers on an unusual complex and intimate instructor-student relationship. It tells the story of a French literature teacher forced to reexamine her teaching methods and responsibilities when one of her students commits […]

Transit: Petzold’s Holocaust Drama

Germany’s Christian Petzold, which world premiered at the 2018 Berlin Film Fest, revisits the themes of WWII trauma and identity confusion that dominated his previous film “Phoenix.” “Transit” is a Holocaust drama in modern dress, the disconnect between its historical context and contemporary appearance open to interpretation about the rise of right wing politics.   […]

Directors: Artists Vs. Craftsmen

I know I shouldn’t say this, but if you surround a first-time director with a great director of photography, editor, production design, and first assistant director, almost anyone can make a film–Dale Pollack