Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg (2009)

Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg (2009) — Interview with filmmaker Aviva KempnerWritten, Produced and Directed by Aviva KempnerRun Time: 92 minuteshttp://internationalfilmcircuit.com/goldberg/index.htmlYoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg is Aviva Kempner’s wonderfully engrossing documentary about the life of television pioneer Gertrude Berg, the creator, principal writer  ...

Rachel (2009)

Rachel (2009)Directed by Simone BittonFrance/Israel/Belgium Hebrew/Arabic/ EnglishRun Time : 101 minuteswww.sfjff.orgWe like to think we're on the side of the angels, and practice right action, as our Buddhist friends would say. And I suppose we like to think that  ...

Séraphine (2008)

Séraphine (2008)Directed by Martin ProvostWritten by Martin Provost and Marc AbdelnourStarring: Yolande Moreau, Ulrich Tukur, Anne Bennent, Genevieve Mnich, Nico RognerRun Time: 121 minutesMPAA Rating: Unratedhttp://www.seraphinemovie.com/Séraphine was France’s equivalent to Slumdog Millionaire at last year’s French Academy Awards. A  ...

Adoration

Adoration (2009)Written and Directed by Atom EgoyanStarring: Arsinée Khanjian, Simon Bostick, Scott Speedman, Rachel Blanchard, Noam Jenkins, Kenneth WelshRun Time: 100 minutesMPAA Rating: Unratedhttp://www.sonyclassics.com/adoration/The main thread of Canadian-Armenian filmmaker Atom Egoyan's latest elliptical narrative is a  ...

Hunger (2008)

Hunger (2008) Directed by Steve McQueenWritten by Steve McQueen and Enda WalshStarring: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahonhttp://www.ifcfilms.com/viewFilm.htm?filmId=1197Most people over the age of forty have heard of Bobby Sands. Anyone who was in Ireland in  ...

Away We Go

Away We GoDirected by Sam MendesWritten by Dave Eggers and Vendela VidaStarring:  John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Allison Janney, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeff Daniels, Catherine O'Hara, Josh HamiltonRun Time:  97 minutesMPAA Rating:  Rated Rhttp://www.filminfocus.com/focusfeatures/film/away_we_go/  Sam Mendes's last film, Revolutionary Road, was a  ...

The Girl from Monaco (2009)

The Girl From Monaco (2009)Directed by Anne FontaineScreenplay by Anne Fontaine, Benoit GraffinStarring Fabrice Luchini, Roschdy Zem, Louise Bourgouin, Stéphane AudranFrench with English subtitlesRun Time: 95 minuteshttp://www.magpictures.com  http://www.imdb.com/video/screenplay/vi1372914201/  The Girl from Monaco is an engaging and stylish film that explores  ...

Whatever Works (2009)

Whatever Works (2009) Written and Directed by Woody Allen Starring: Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley, Jr. MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 Run Time: 91 minutes http://www.sonyclassics.com/whateverworks/ Vintage Woody Still Amuses in Pursuit of his Fantasy  ...

The Proposal (2009)

The Proposal (2009)Directed by Anne FletcherWritten by Peter ChiarelliStarring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White, Denis O'Hare, Malin Akerman, Oscar Nuñez, Aasif MandviRun Time: 107 minutesMPAA Rating: PG-13http://www.myspace.com/proposalmoviehttp://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3741123097/  Sandra Bullock is the paragon of  ...