The Storm That Swept Mexico

Francisco "Pancho" Villa and his men The Storm That Swept Mexico Directed by Ray TellesProduced by Paradigm Productions and PBS International Featuring: Luis Valdez, Alex Saragoza, Barry Carr, Romana Falcón Run Time: 125 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 http://stormthatsweptmexico.com/  ...

New Directors/New Films Festival in New York

Circumstance, one of the new films by new director Maryam Keshavarz New Directors/New Films: A Cinematic Rite of Passage Showcasing and celebrating the premier films of some of the world's most exciting and promising new director talent is  ...

Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune

Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune (2010) Written and directed by Kenneth BowserStarring: Joan Baez, Tom Hayden and Christopher HitchensRun Time: 97 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Rated http://firstrunfeatures.com/philochs/ "Phil Ochs: There But For Fortune," is a perceptive and  ...

The Lincoln Lawyer

The Lincoln Lawyer Directed by Brad FurmanStarring Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan PhillippeRun Time: 119 minutes http://www.thelincolnlawyermovie.com/ Thrillers always make me feel stupid. Sure, I get it that when the detective/good cop/lawyer/Angelina Jolie-type walks into his or her  ...

Jane Eyre

Jane Eyre (2011) Directed by Cary FukunagaWritten by Moira BuffiniStarring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Judi Dench, Jamie BellRun Time: 115 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 http://www.focusfeatures.com/jane_eyre   Cary Fukunaga's new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë's "Jane Eyre" is simply  ...

When We Leave

When We Leave (Die Fremde) (2010) Directed by: Feo AladagStarring: Sibel Kekilli, Derya Alabora, Settar Tanri√∂gen, Florian LukasMPAA Rating: Not RatedRun Time: 119 minutes in Turkish and German with English subtitles http://www.whenweleave.com/ ¬† When We Leave opens  ...

Of Gods and Men

Of Gods and Men Directed by Xavier BeauvoisActed by: Lambert Wilson, Michael Lonsdale, Jean-Marie Frin, Philippe Laudenbach, Xavier Maly, Jacques Herlin, Loïc Pichon, Olivier Rabourdin Running Time: 125 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 http://www.sonyclassics.com/ofgodsandmen/ "We're like birds on a  ...

Nora’s Will

Nora's Will aka Five days Without Nora (Cinco días sin Nora) (2009) Written and directed by Mariana ChenilloStarring: Fernando Luján, Angelina Pelaez, Enrique Arreola, Ari Brickman, Juan Carlos Colombo, Marina de Tavira, Verónica LangerRun Time: 92 minutesIn Spanish  ...

Shoah

The slogan "Work Makes You Free," in German, still hangs over the entrance to the Auschwitz concentration camp Shoah The 25th Anniversary of One of the Most Complete Oral Testimonies of the Holocaust Claude Lanzmann's nine-and-a-half hour documentary,  ...

Oscar Night 2011

And the Award Goes to ... Who Cares? Before getting into an overview of the awards season in general, let's get the elephant out the room that is the disappointing Oscar show Sunday night. In fact, bringing an  ...