Stonewall Uprising

Stonewall Uprising (2010) Documentary by Kate Davis and David HeilbronnerMPAA rating: (not rated)Run Time: 82 minutes http://www.firstrunfeatures.com/stonewalluprising.html Photo credit: Betty Lane Two acclaimed documentaries, Before Stonewall (1984) and After Stonewall (1999), bracket the seminal event itself, and Stonewall (1995),  ...

The Social Network, reviewed by Paula Farmer

The Social Network (2010), reviewed by Paula FarmerDirected by: David Fincher Written by: Aaron Sorkin Starring: Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew Garfiield, Justin Timberlake Run Time: 120 minutes It may not be a movie that "defines a generation" or turn out  ...

New York Film Festival (2010)

The New York Film Festival (2010):  Around the World and NYC In a small amount of time, with a relatively compact film portfolio, the New York Film Festival takes you around the world visiting a plethora of cities, countries  ...

Mademoiselle Chambon

Mademoiselle ChambonDirected by Stéphane BrizéWritten by Stéphane Brizé and Florence Vignon (based on the novel by Eric Holder)Starring: Vincent Lindon, Sandrine Kiberlain, Aure Atika, Jean-Marc Thibault, Arthur Le HouérouRun Time:  101 minutesMPAA Rating:  Unratedhttp://www.rezofilms.com/world-sales/mademoiselle-chambonThere is something so sadly affecting  ...

Mesrine

MesrineDirected by Jean-François RichetWritten by Jean-François Richet and Abdel Raouf DafriStarring: Vincent Cassel, Gérard Depardieu, Cécile de France, Roy Dupuis, Gilles Lellouche, Elena Anaya, Ludivine SagnierRun Time: 113 minutes (Part 1); 134 minutes (Part 2)MPAA Rating:  Rated Rhttp://www.mesrinemovie.com/Known as  ...

Everyone Else

Everyone ElseWritten and Directed by Maren AdeStarring:  Birgit Minichmayr, Lars Eidinger, Nicole Marischka, Hans-Jochen WagnerRun Time:  119 minutesMPAA Rating:  Not Ratedhttp://www.cinemaguild.com/everyoneelse/Winner of the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival, Maren Ade’s second feature film  ...

53rd Annual San Francisco International Film Festival

Micmacs Opens the 53rd San Francisco International Film Festival http://fest10.sffs.org MicmacsSpring has finally arrived, and with it comes the yearly flock of films from around the world that is the San Francisco International Film Festival.  The festival, which runs  ...

Fish Tank

Fish TankWritten and Directed by Andrea ArnoldStarring:  Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston WareingRun Time:  122 minutesMPAA Rating:  Not Ratedhttp://www.fishtankmovie.com/Set in the bleak concrete mazes of a housing project in England's Essex region, Andrea Arnold's second feature, Fish Tank, is  ...

Avatar

AvatarWritten and Directed by James CameronStarring: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi.Run time: 161 minutesMPAA rating: Rated PG-13www.avatarmovie.com/ James Cameron has long been a paradox: an obsessive gear head consistently pushing the technological  ...

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

The Private Lives of Pippa LeeWritten and Directed by Rebecca MillerStarring:  Robin Wright Penn, Alan Arkin, Maria Bello, Monica Belluci, Blake Lively, Keanu Reeves, Julianne Moore, Winona RyderRun Time:  100 minutesMPAA Rating:  Rated Rhttp://www.pippalee.com/ Just as The Twilight Saga: New  ...