Emily S. Mendel, a writer and photographer, has been a regular contributor to culturevulture.net since 2006, where she reviews theater, art, film, television and destinations. Ending her 30-year law practice has given Ms. Mendel the time to indulge in her love of travel and the arts, and to serve as the theater reviewer for berkeleyside.com.
Writes in: Art & Architecture, Dance, Destinations, Etc, Features, Film, Television, and Theater.
Yung Chang, writer, director and occasional narrator of the fascinating and moving documentary, Up the Yangtze, is a first generation Canadian of Chinese descent. Like many children of immigrants, Yung Chang has spent extended periods in the “old country.”
Starring: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Martin Brambach
Written and Directed by: Stefan Ruzowitzky
MPAA Rating: Rated R
Run Time: 1 hour 38 minutes
German with subtitles
The Counterfeiters is the dramatic depiction ...
It's hard not to enjoy a heartwarming movie, such as Dan in Real Life, in which Dan, a cheerless widower with three children (Alison Pill, Brittany
Robertson and Marlene Lawston) finds love and happiness. It's also hard not to ...
Watching a widow grieve her loss and a user recover from his heroin addiction is not the usual Hollywood fare. But Things We Lost in the Fire explores these gut-wrenching struggles with candor and maturity and without a clichéd happy ...
When talking about a movie, usually we refer to the characters by their names in the film, although sometimes we refer to the characters by the actors who played the roles. In the case of Burn After Reading, ...
Stella Malucchi in Tears of the Black Tiger. Photo courtesy of Magnolia Pictures.
Tears of the Black Tiger
(Fah Talai Jone)
Starring: Chartchai Ngam-San, Suwinit Panjamawat,
Stella Malucchi, Supakorn Kitsuwan, Arawat Ruangvuth, Sombat Metanee
Director/Screenplay: Wisit Sasanatieng
Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 (2009)� Interview with filmmaker Kevin Rafferty Run Time: 106 minutes http://www.kino.com/harvardbeatsyale/main.swf Harvard Beats Yale 29-29 is the fascinating retelling of the famous knuckle-biting 1968 champion football game between the two Ivy League rivals. For ...
I admit it: I was apprehensive about going to Israel. First it was the Intefada that kept me away. Then I spent the better part of two days at Heathrow when all planes were grounded there because of the terrorist ...