Irishman: Scorsese’s Masterwork–Behind the Scenes

Scorsese’s highly anticipated organized crime epic, The Irishman. finally made its debut at the 2019 New York Film Fest–to great critical acclaim.

Eighth Grade: Bo Burnham, from Stand-Up Comic to Director

Bo Burnham made a splash with his directing debut, Eighth Grade, released with great success by A24. Burnham transferred from standup performer to filmmaker.  He started as a YouTube sensation at age 16. A dozen years later, he won the DGA award for best first film, and Eighth Grade is nominated for four Indie Spirit […]

Green Book: Mortensen Apologizes for Using the N-Word

Oscar winner Mahershala Ali (“Moonlight”) has accepted an apology from his Green Book co-star Viggo Mortensen for using the N-word on at a screening of their film, but noted that it was not appropriate for him to use the slur.

Von Lux: Natalie Portman as Pop Star in Brady Corbett’s New Film

Portman plays Celeste, an American pop star who survived a school shooting as a teenager

Suspiria: Interview with Director Luca (Call Me By Your Name) Guadagnino

Suspiria, the new horror film from Luca Guadagnino (Oscar winner for Call Me By Your Name), world premiered at the 2018 Venice Film Fest.   Origins: Luca Guadagnino: I come from Palermo, which is for those who don’t know Sicily in the south of Italy.  I remember it was a very busy place despite that Sicily is […]